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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.

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 […]

Man arrested after pursuit in Scarborough

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The driver of a Renault Clio was stopped by officers shortly after 2pm yesterday, Thursday 17 August 2017. Through the use of ANPR (Automatic Number Plate Recognition) officers tracked and located the vehicle on the A64. North Yorkshire Police’s Roads Policing Group officers immediately attended the area, and pursued the vehicle from Scarborough to Weaverthorpe. […]

North Yorkshire Police launch Operation Culture to improve quality of life in Scarborough

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A multi-agency operation has launched in Scarborough this week to help improve the quality of life for residents and visitors. The scheme, known as Operation Culture, was introduced following feedback from the local community and aims to tackle those who bring the most long-term and on-going harm to the area. Scarborough Neighbourhood Police Team will […]