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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.

Results from first week of weapons surrender

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Forces across the country are taking part in the surrender which is being co-ordinated by the National Ballistics Intelligence Service (NABIS). The surrender gives members of the public the chance to dispose of a firearm or ammunition by simply taking it to a local designated police station and handing it in anonymusly. In North Yorkshire, […]

Police release e-fit of man who threatened man with violence and took iphone

Police release e-fit of man who threatened man with violence and took iphone

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At approximately 11.15pm on Sunday 12 November 2017, the 43-year-old male victim from York was walking down Hamilton Drive in York with his iphone in his hand. When he approached the entrance to the rugby club on Hamilton Drive, a man approached him and attempted to take the victims iphone and threatened him with violence. […]

Police seek two men after sat nav and dash cam stolen from York shop

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The incident took place at around 1.50pm on Friday, 10 November at Maplin Electronics.    The Garmin sat nav and the Nextbase dash camera were both taken from displays on the shop floor. Officers have released CCTV images of two men they wish to speak to in connection with their investigations. Anyone who recognises the […]

Appeal for witnesses to fatal road traffic collision on A65 near Austwick, Settle

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At approximately 10.45am on Saturday 18 November 2017, a small silver coloured Nissan Micra hatchback was travelling on the A65 from Settle in the direction of Ingleton, when it left the road and collided with a tree near Austwick. Sadly the passenger in the vehicle, an 89-year-old woman from Morley in Leeds, was pronounced dead […]