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Archive – January, 2018

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.

New police Commander for York and Selby

New police Commander for York and Selby

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Lindsey replaces Superintendent Adam Thomson, who is taking up a secondment to a specialist national policing role, based in London. Lindsey’s career at North Yorkshire Police started in 2004 as a response officer in the Selby District.  She was promoted to Sergeant on the response and then neighbourhood teams at York, where she worked predominantly […]

Police in Harrogate investigate attempted break-in

Posted on in Local appeals

A man tried to climb through a ground-floor flat on Bramham Drive at around 1.10pm hours on Tuesday 16 January 2018. 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 anyone acting suspiciously in the area at […]

Appeal following robbery at Carphone Warehouse in Harrogate

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened at around 11.50 am on Monday 15 January 2018 and involved two male suspects. The two suspects have entered the shop and snatched three high value phones from a display before pushing a member of staff and making off on foot. Officers are conducting enquiries and are requesting the public’s assistance to help determine the […]

Four stolen vehicles recovered thanks to proactive policing teams

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On the morning of 15 January 2018, officers received a report that flat-bed truck had been stolen from Nelson in Lancashire and the vehicle’s tracker showed it to be in the Harrogate area. Officers located the vehicle at a service station on Harrogate Road in Ripon where it was intercepted and where it became apparent […]