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CCTV appeal after stolen bank card used for shopping

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The transactions were made in an Argos shop in York at 9.20am on Thursday, 23 November 2017 – a day after the card was stolen. Police want to speak to a man pictured by CCTV in connection with the incident. If you recognise him or have any information that could help enquiries, please contact North […]

Tweeting sergeant wins national award

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Sergeant Paul Cording won the Best Tweeting Sergeant category in the Police Tweet Awards 2017, hosted by West Yorkshire Police  on Friday 24 November 2017.Through his account, Paul brings to life the highs and lows of policing the roads of North Yorkshire, providing a first-hand account of the work of North Yorkshire Police. Acting Superintendent Fiona Willey of North Yorkshire […]

Witnesses sought to coach collision on A64 near York

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It occurred on Thursday 9 November at around 4.40pm. Two children were hurt but fortunately their injuries were not serious. Did you witness the incident and do you have any dashcam footage? If so please contact North Yorkshire Police via telephone 101 and select option 1, quoting incident number 12170205463.

Burglary near Great Ayton

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It happened on Dikes Lane between around 4.40pm and 5.15pm on Thursday, 23 November 2017. We are conducting enquiries and are requesting the public’s assistance to help determine the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information about any suspect vehicles or persons seen in the area that afternoon, or anyone […]

Appeal following arson attack in Selby

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A black Honda 125 cc moped was taken from Cockret Road and moved to Barker Drive where it was set alight and damaged beyond repair. It happened in the early hours of Thursday 23 November 2017, from around 4am. A further incident occurred nearby, in Buller Street, where a wheelie bin was set on fire. […]

Teenager given life sentence in Katie Rough case

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Statement from Senior Investigating Officer, DCI Andrea Kell: “This investigation has been one of the most tragic, and challenging, I have ever dealt with during my career as a police officer. “There are no positive results from cases such as these. “Regardless of the conviction and sentence, nothing will ever replace the loss of Katie […]