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Appeal for witnesses to a serious assault outside the MOKO Lounge in Harrogate

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At around 3.15am police were called to attend an incident outside the MOKO Lounge on Union Street where a 21-year-old man from York, who was visiting Harrogate for a night out, had received stab injuries to his abdomen following an altercation. The man was taken to hospital and received treatment for his injuries. He currently […]

North Yorkshire Police support White Ribbon campaign to tackle violence against women and girls

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Saturday 25 November was White Ribbon day. It marks International Elimination of Violence Against Women’s Day. The force has pledged its support for the annual White Ribbon campaign, which runs until Sunday 10 December, International Human Rights Day. During this period, supporters are urged to wear a white ribbon and pledge never to commit, excuse or remain […]

Final results from weapons surrender revealed

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Across the county, handguns, shotguns, air rifles, a shotgun disguised as a walking stick, ornamental swords, a bayonet and a cross-bow were just some of the weapons that had been surrendered to the force’s police stations. Between Monday 13 November and Sunday 26 November 2017, forces across the country took part in the surrender which […]

The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse

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North Yorkshire Police will provide evidence to the IICSA during the public hearing strand relating to the Roman Catholic Church. This will take place between 27 November and 15 December 2017. North Yorkshire Police’s particular involvement relates to Ampleforth College. The hearing will also hear evidence from other organisations, institutions, and victims of sexual abuse. The public hearings […]

Appeal following burglary in Selby

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It happened at The Crescent, Selby overnight between the evening of Thursday 23 November and Friday 24 November  when a large amount of lead and tools have been stolen. We are conducting enquiries and are requesting the public’s assistance to help determine the full circumstances surrounding the incident. Anyone with information that could assist the […]