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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.

Nominations open for awards to celebrate policing volunteers

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This year a new category has been introduced for Technical Innovation, to encourage recognition of ‘cyber specials’ and those volunteers using technology creatively to combat the changing nature of crime. Last year 296 almost 300 nominations were submitted by police forces across England and Wales, and for the first time, members of the public could […]

Three boys arrested on suspicion of drug offences in Sherburn in Elmet

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Officers stopped three 17-year old boys in Eversley Park in Sherburn in Elmet at 2.48pm on 17 August 2017. This was in response to an increase in patrols in the area by the local Neighbourhood Policing Team following concerns from local residents about possible drugs activity. Two were arrested on suspicion of possession with intent […]

Appeal following sexual assault in Northallerton

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  It was reported just after 7pm on the night of Sunday 13 August 2017. The victim was walking along the lane near kennels at the back of the football field when a man walked past her and touched her sexually through her clothing.  Police are appealing to anyone who was in the area at […]

Appeal following theft of bike from York Library

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It happened on the evening of Thursday 17 August 2017 when a bicycle was captured on CCTV being stolen from St Andrewgate York. City of York CCTV camera operators quickly alerted police and a man was persued and arrested. Two bicycles have been recovered as a result of the incident. One is a ladies bicycle and the […]