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Archive – April, 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.

CCTV appeal: Harrogate fuel theft

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At around 1am in the early hours of 14 March 2018, a man filled up a fuel can with diesel at Dragon Service Station on Skipton Road, and left without paying for it. Officers are appealing for the man shown in the picture to contact them and to anyone who can help identify him to get […]

Officers in York make the most of property marking technology

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Since 20 March 2018, officers from the city’s Neighbourhood Policing Team have been security marking the personal mobile terminals for colleagues within the city. The initiative seeks to give officers the tools so that when they are offering crime prevention advice, and encouraging members of the public to have their own items marked, they can […]

Witnesses identified following CCTV appeal

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Original release: CCTV pictures released of potential witnesses after woman found with injuries in York CCTV footage has been released of potential witnesses who could hold “important information” after a woman was found with serious puncture wounds to her abdomen in York. The woman was found lying on the ground on George Street near to […]

Lambs die after sheep labour brought on by dog chase

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The incident has prompted a strong warning from North Yorkshire Police’s Rural Taskforce for dog owners to behave responsibly and always keep their dogs on leads near livestock. On Saturday 31 March a distressed ewe went into labour after being chased by a greyhound-type dog with a red jacket, in the Reeth Road area, west […]

Mindless lead theft damages North Yorkshire’s heritage

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Some time between Thursday 29 and Saturday 31 March 2018, offenders climbed scaffolding and removed lead from the roof of the Temple of Victory, in the grounds of Allerton Park, Flaxby (near Knaresborough). The damage will cost thousands of pounds to repair. The 18th-century Palladian-style building is Grade II* listed and is currently undergoing renovation. It […]