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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.

Five myths we often hear about speeding… and the facts that might make you think twice

Posted on in Blogs

How do we know they’re myths? Because we deal with the consequences of excessive speed close up and first hand. We have to gather body parts at the scene of fatal collisions. We have to help extract people from the wreckage. We have to meticulously investigate fatal and serious-injury collisions to find out why they happened. […]

Summer holiday challenge for young people as Lifestyle 2018 launches

Posted on in News stories

North Yorkshire Police’s Lifestyle Challenge runs over the summer holidays and aims to give young people aged 10 – 17 a positive project to do over the long break, giving them the opportunity to improve the quality of life in their community. The teams think of a project that they can carry out over the […]

Urgent appeal to find distressed man in Selby

Posted on in Missing people, News stories

He was last seen walking towards McDonalds from the Jet petrol station in Selby at 1.30am on Sunday 13 May 2018. He is described as White, in his 30s, short dark hair thinning on top, wearing all dark clothing, dark coloured trainer type shoes with white soles. He walked with a distinctive limp…. Officers are […]

Search for missing Thirsk man moves to Harrogate

Posted on in News stories

Mr Parvin left his home at around 9pm on Monday 30 April 2018 and has not been seen since. Officers believe he may have travelled to York before going to Harrogate. They are urging residents and visitors to the town to report any sightings of the 52-year-old. Inspector Geoff Crocker of North Yorkshire Police appealed […]