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Dot peen property marking comes to Scarborough

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The local Neighbourhood Policing Team will be at Hutton Buscel Village Hall from 10am to 2pm on Saturday 19 January, to provide safety and security advice, and offer a free ‘dot peen’ property marking service. Dot peen property marking machines enables police to etch a unique reference number onto valuable items of property. This acts […]

Detectives and police staff receive Judge’s commendation for “county lines” investigation

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On 19 October 2018, Mohamed Abdi, Adirahman Shire, and Julian Soares, were jailed at Leeds Crown Court for supplying cocaine and causing grievous bodily harm. After passing sentence, His Honour, Mr Justice Martin Spencer QC, commended the investigation team for the comprehensive way in which the case was brought to court. Detective Sergeant Alan Browne, […]

Appeal after member of staff assaulted in York museum

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A woman assaulted a member of staff at the Castle Museum, York. Police are appealing for information about the suspect, who is described as having brown hair tied back and was wearing dark-coloured clothing and holding a young child. It happened on Saturday 15 December 2018 at 12.40pm and despite an investigation taking place, police […]

Appeal following Ripon burglary

Appeal following Ripon burglary

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Between 9am and 6pm on Monday 14 January 2019, unknown offenders entered a property on Harrogate Road, Ripon, via the rear patio door. An untidy search was made and a number of rare coins were taken from the property, including a 007 James Bond 10p coin. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should […]

Op Vis: Police out in force to cut collisions on key routes

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Roads policing officers and safety camera vans will be out in force on the A64, A65 and A1(M). Surrounding routes, including residential areas and B-roads, will also be covered. It’s part of a two-week nationwide speed reduction campaign by the National Police Chief’s Council (NPCC). Named ‘Operation Vis’, the first week of the campaign will […]