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Archive – May, 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 following assault on Grassington Road, Stirton near Skipton

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened at around 1.30pm in the afternoon and involved the occupant of a black, Ford Mondeo car and the a cyclist  who was travelling towards Skipton. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for anyone who witnessed this incident to come forward and make […]

Appeal after brick thrown through Selby bedroom window

Posted on in Local appeals

It occurred at approximately 11:26pm on Tuesday 29 May 2018 at an address on Shireburn Grove, Selby. Officers are appealing to anyone who either witnessed the incident or has any information about the people responsible to contact them. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option […]

Demanding to be seen – a blog by Temporary Chief Constable Lisa Winward

Posted on in Blogs

Despite budget cuts over recent years, we’ve been determined to protect the front-line. And while neighbourhood policing remains the bedrock of our service to the public, policing today goes much, much further than this. The Internet has profoundly shaped our world and has led to rapid changes in how lots of us live our lives. […]

Pilot named following helicopter crash near Aldborough, Boroughbridge

Posted on in News stories

A spokesperson for North Yorkshire Police said: “Sadly, the pilot of the private aircraft  was pronounced dead at the scene following the helicopter crash near Aldborough yesterday. “Whilst we await formal identification, we believe he is Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant for North Yorkshire, Mr Barry Dodd CBE. “Our thoughts are with his family and friends at this […]

Helicopter crash, Aldborough, Boroughbridge

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Officers were called to the incident, in a crop field near Aldborough, Boroughbridge, at 1.23pm today. Fire and ambulance crews also attended. One man, believed to be the pilot of the private aircraft, was pronounced dead at the scene. No further casualties have been reported. Officers have cordoned off the area and conducted a search […]

North Yorkshire Police celebrates reaching 100,000 Facebook followers

Posted on in Blogs, News stories

The police force is celebrating by releasing a video to say thank you to its followers for helping to solve crime, track down wanted criminals, spreading awareness of important causes, bringing missing people safely home and much more. They started using social media in 2009 with the launch of their Twitter account and since then they have […]