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Rural Taskforce teams up to tackle cross-border rural crime in Scarborough and Ryedale

Rural Taskforce teams up to tackle cross-border rural crime in Scarborough and Ryedale

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On Saturday 30 May 2020, officers from North Yorkshire Police’s Rural Taskforce joined forces with colleagues from Humberside Police, and members of volunteer watch schemes, for Operation Galaxy. The operation targeted people committing crime in rural areas, using automatic number-plate recognition (ANPR), proactive stop checks and information from the local community. At 11.30am, officers from […]

City of York: Safeguarding support for children updated and improved

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  More than 600 professionals from City of York Council, North Yorkshire Police, the NHS Vale of York Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and local health organisations have helped to update guidance which extends the city’s coordinated approach to safeguarding. This threshold document clearly sets out for all agencies consistent safeguarding assessment levels, at what point […]

Witness appeal following collision in Selby village

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The incident took place at approximately 2pm on Monday 1 June 2020 on Dam Lane in Thorpe Willoughby. A scooter came off the road, resulting in the rider sustaining serious injuries. It is not confirmed at this time whether any other vehicles involved and we are trying to establish the full circumstances. We are interested […]

National Volunteers’ Week: meet the Police Support Volunteer who has been volunteering ‘full time’ during COVID-19

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One of their volunteers, Police Support Volunteer Robert Fox (pictured), has selflessly been volunteering on a full-time basis during COVID-19 by helping to distribute PPE, uniform and equipment to the force’s police stations across the county. Robert recently retired after a career in IT and business consultancy and joined North Yorkshire Police a year ago. […]

Do any of these jewellery items belong to you?

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The items include a gold coloured Orion watch, a Quartz watch, necklaces, bracelets, earrings, rings, broaches and a jewellery bag (pictured). They were seized from a flat in Bradford earlier this year and officers are investigating whether they are linked to burglaries in Harrogate, York or Selby areas that occurred between December 2019 and January […]