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Cybercrime in the spotligt at first Citizens in Policing conference for North Yorkshire Police

Cybercrime in the spotligt at first Citizens in Policing conference for North Yorkshire Police

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150 Special Constables, Police Support Volunteers and Volunteer Police Cadets attended the event which focused on cybercrime and how volunteers can play a key role in helping members of the public stay safe online. Chief Constable Dave Jones, who is also the National Police Chiefs’ Council’s lead for Citizens in Policing, opened the conference and […]

Appeal following purse theft in Boroughbridge

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  A man approached an elderly victim on Horsefair, Boroughbridge and distracted her by asking for directions. While doing this, he stole the victim’s purse from her handbag and walked off.  He then used the debit card to withdraw £700 cash. Despite extensive enquiries following the incident – which happened at 10am on 11 September, […]

Police appeal to victims and communities to say no to hate crime by reporting it

Police appeal to victims and communities to say no to hate crime by reporting it

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Hate crime can shatter communities and causes division and fear. Police are keen to stress that it’s not just victims of hate crime who can report it. Communities themselves can stop the damaging effects of hate crime, by reporting any incidents witnessed to police or to organisations such as Stop Hate UK, True Vision or […]

UPDATED: Sudden death of man in Barlby near Selby

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************************************************************************** Police are investigating the sudden death of a man at a property on Derwent Drive in Barlby. The incident was reported by Yorkshire Ambulance Service at 1.50am Friday 13 October 2017. A scene guard and protective tent are in place in place to enable officers to carry out an examination of the scene, to […]