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Archive – July, 2017

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Call handling at North Yorkshire Police

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Deputy Chief Constable Lisa Winward, said: “Like most forces across the country, we are currently experiencing high demand in the Force Control Room with an increase in calls – particularly 999 calls – of around 20 percent since May 2017. For example, on Sunday 18 June, we received more calls than on New Year’s Eve, […]

Appeal after two injured in Renault Clio collision at Strensall

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Officers want to hear from anyone who was travelling through Strensall at around 2am on Tuesday 25 July 2017 and saw a blue Renault Clio leave the road at Ox Carr Lane after its junction with Moor Lane, or saw the Clio travelling in the direction of Strensall from Strensall Common. The occupants of the […]

Man jailed for life for murder of York man

Man jailed for life for murder of York man

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Daniel Thomas Reed, of no fixed address, but had previously lived in York, was jailed on 24 July 2017 at Leeds Crown Court after pleading guilty to the murder of Mr Skelton on the night of 5 March 2017. Reed smashed his way into Mr Skelton’s flat on Holgate Road before attacking him with a […]

Woman receives caution after cannabis grow reported in Malton

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Officers, including one of North Yorkshire Police’s Special Constables, attended an address in Malton on the evening of Saturday 22 July where cannabis grow was suspected. On inspection, a number of cannabis plants were found at the property along with a small quantity of a class A substance. A 33-year-old woman and a 48-year-old man […]

Appeal following shop theft in Scarborough

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It happened at the Tesco Express store on Burniston Road, Scarborough at 7.20pm on 28 May 2017 and involved a man stealing a bottle of Tia Maria. We are conducting enquiries and are requesting the public’s assistance to help determine the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information from anyone […]