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Woman charged after failing roadside breath test following collision on A168

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At 4.46pm on Monday 11 December 2017 police were alerted to a collision on the A168 at Thornton-le-Moor near Northallerton.   When police arrived at the scene and conducted enquiries to establish the circumstances around the incident, a roadside breath test found that the 41-year-old woman driver of the Renault Clio was four times the […]

Police volunteers take Christmas spirit into York communities

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Operation Cracker will see officers and police volunteers calling on residents – young and old –  in areas where there is a high proportion of older people. Older residents will be offered crime prevention and welfare advice while younger residents will be encouraged to keep an eye out for their older and more vulnerable neighbours […]

North Yorkshire Police response to HMICFRS Police Legitimacy 2017 report

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“I welcome the overall ‘good’ rating North Yorkshire Police has achieved in the HMICFRS Police Legitimacy report for 2017. “Building on the previous year, it reflects the high-level of service provided to our communities and our determination to tackle crime and keep people safe from harm. We are extremely proud that North Yorkshire and the […]

Man who died in collision on A170 near Kirbymoorside is named

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He was 20-year-old Christopher Wray of Lendales Lane in Pickering. At around 8.30pm on Saturday evening, Christopher was driving a blue Volkswagen Polo towards Pickering, when the vehicle left the road near Appleton-le-Moors. He sadly died at the scene. Officers are conducting enquiries to establish the circumstances around the incident and witnesses are asked to […]

CCTV appeal following theft from elderly woman’s home in York

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At approx. 5.30pm on Sunday 25 June 2017 a suspect entered the victim’s ground floor flat on Grosvenor Terrace, York through an en-suite bathroom, whilst the victim was asleep in bed. They took a mobile phone and large dark red Russell and Bromley handbag from the side of the bed, before unlocking and exiting through […]