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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.

North Yorkshire Police announces ambition to visit every community in the county in its fight against fraud

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Enhancing their recently launched  ‘Take Five North Yorkshire’ fraud awareness campaign, the ambitious plan will see a team of dedicated Officers, PCSOs and Volunteers visit each of 16 neighbourhood policing areas before the end of the year to deliver a roadshow of fraud prevention talks and events. The full list of dates for will be […]

Appeal following an attempt burglary at Camblesforth Post Office

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened on Croft Road between 9pm on Monday 21 May  and 4am on Tuesday 22 May 2018 and involved a padlock being removed from an access gate and damage being caused to a window in an apparent attempt to gain entry. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding […]

Appeal following incident in Cross Hills

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Shortly after 4pm yesterday, Tuesday 22 May 2018, a van pulled up alongside the boy, who was walking alone on Keighley Road in Crosshills. The van is described as a white van, smaller than a transit van. There were two men in the van, both white men aged in their fifties. One man had a […]

Steals on wheels – don’t fall victim to vehicle-targeting thieves

Steals on wheels – don’t fall victim to vehicle-targeting thieves

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Having your vehicle broken into is an incredibly frustrating experience at the best of times – there’s the mess to tidy up, the insurance to claim and the damage to repair. But it’s even worse when items are stolen from inside your car or van at the same time. If those items are valuable – […]

Schools in North Yorkshire get the ‘X Tractor’ thanks to police Rural Taskforce

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A unique police tractor – decked out with ‘blues and twos’ and authentic police livery – will be coming to schools in York, Harrogate, Shipton by Beningbrough, Richmond and Selby. The tractor, named ‘Bobby’, was a popular sight at shows and events across rural North Yorkshire last summer, with thousands of people (young and old) […]

UPDATE – Appeal for witnesses to fatal collision on A1 northbound near junction 50-51 Ripon/Baldersby

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The collision occurred between an articulated lorry and a car transporter, which were both travelling northbound. Sadly the driver of the articulated lorry died at the scene. Police are not yet in a position to release his identity. Officers from the Major Collision Investigation Team are appealing for any witnesses who were travelling along that section […]