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Archive – August, 2017

Read the latest local appeals, news stories and missing person alerts. The full list of stories, in date order, is below. But you can use "categories" and "neighbourhoods" to filter your selection.

Teenage girl sexually assaulted in Scarborough town centre

Posted on in Local appeals

The victim, a  17-year-old girl, reported that she had been touched on her body by a man who walked past. The suspect is described as black, aged in his 20s, about 5ft 9in tall, short black hair with a large/broad build. We are conducting enquiries and are requesting the public’s help to establish full circumstances surrounding the incident. In […]

CCTV appeal following theft of meat in Scarborough

Posted on in News stories

On Monday 24 July the woman entered Iceland, Vernon Road, Scarborough and put nine steaks in her bag before leaving the store without making an attempt to pay for them. Police have issued CCTV stills of a woman they would like to speak to in connection with the theft, as she may have important information […]

Police in security marking scheme visit disused Victorian chapel in York

Posted on in News stories

Officers marked tools and other building equipment in the grade II-listed Groves Chapel in York using North Yorkshire Police’s Dot peen security system. York-based PC Toby Gorwood and PCSO Jason Brooks visited the 130-year-old church in Clarence Street, which is currently being converted to a supermarket. PC Gorwood said: “Dot peen marking is one of […]

North Yorkshire Police release Project Servator film to mark 50th deployment since its launch

North Yorkshire Police release Project Servator film to mark 50th deployment since its launch

Posted on in News stories

The 4 and a half minute film shows how the project, which launched in North Yorkshire in April 2017, deploys teams of both highly visible and covert police officers to deny, detect and deter criminal and terrorist activity in crowded places. It also demonstrates how other resources such as dogs, firearms, ANPR (Automatic Number Plate Recognition), […]