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Archive – September, 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.

Appeal for witnesses to assault at Windmill Inn, Whitby which left man with serious head injuries

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An altercation occurred between two men at the Windmill Inn, Stainsacre Lane in Whitby at around 8pm, Friday 8 September 2017, which resulted in the victim sustaining serious head injuries. He was taken by ambulance to James Cook Hospital. Police are appealing for witnesses to contact them, so they can establish the full circumstances around […]

New drop-in service aims to help local people stay safe in Northallerton

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In a pilot scheme led by Police Support Volunteers, the drop-in will operate every two weeks, on a Friday at Northallerton Library. Members of the public will be able to get crime prevention advice, sign up to North Yorkshire Community Messaging service for crime and incident alerts in their area, meet their local Police Community […]

Summer holidays Lifestyle Challenges for youngsters closes this weekend

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Children across North Yorkshire have been busy taking part in a number Lifestyle Challenges all summer. Activities have included combating loneliness in the elderly communities, by entertaining residents and visitors at Moors Care Centre with dancing, singing and games. Other activities have included creating fairy door hunts at Burton Riggs Nature Reserve and volunteering at […]

Suspected cross border shoplifters arrested

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The store provided details and a description of the vehicle the suspects had left in. Through the use of ANPR (Automatic Number Plate Recognition) cameras, the vehicle was located and successfully stopped by police on the A64 near Tadcaster Road, York. Following a search of the vehicle, a number of high-value items including waterproof jackets […]

Arrests made following theft from van in Strensall

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Police were alerted at 2.07am, Friday 8 September 2017 to a suspected vehicle break-in and tools having been stolen from a van on Duncombe Drive in Strensall. The member of the public gave a description of two men in the area, acting suspiciously and being dressed in dark clothing, with hoods up. They also reported […]