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Archive – February, 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.

Appeal to find wanted Leeds man

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Despite a number of attempts to arrest Hoare, he remains wanted. Police believe the 40-year-old from Poole Square in Leeds could be in the Leeds or wider West Yorkshire area and are appealing to anyone who has seen him or knows where he is now, to contact them. Anyone with any information is asked to […]

Suspected drink driver arrested following collision with police car in York

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Police were alerted to the car driving at speed through York city centre, with the passenger door open, at 2.40am Thursday 15 February 2018, heading the direction of Acomb. The vehicle was then located driving on the wrong side of the road near Acomb Green. Police instructed the driver to stop the vehicle, but he […]

Drink driver charged after knocking over lamp post on A63 near Osgodby

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The impact of the collision had severed the lamp post, leaving it lying in the road obstructing the carriageway and the silver Audi in a ditch. The member of the public reported seeing the driver get out of the car and walk away from the scene, and was able to pass a good description to […]

Appeal following an attempt burglary in Brayton, Selby

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It happened on Ashtree Drive, Brayton, Selby between 1pm  and 4.15pm on Wednesday 14 February 2018 and involved the offender attempting to gain entry to a detached house by forcing the rear patio doors. A male in a high visibility coat was seen on Ashtree Drive and police would like to speak to this man […]

Uplifted sentences applied to five North Yorkshire hate crime cases

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The report features five cases from North Yorkshire – three cases of racially motivated hate crime, one of religiously motivated hate crime and one of homophobic hate crime. Hate crime is any criminal offence, where the perpetrator is motivated by a hostility or prejudice based on the victim’s disability, race, religion, sexual orientation or gender […]