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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.

Operation Aidant tackles Modern Slavery with multi-agency action

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Operation Aidant is co-ordinated by the National Crime Agency (NCA). The operation is run nationally every year and involves local police forces working alongside partner agencies to focus on Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking. The week of action saw various North Yorkshire Police (NYP) Teams, Home Office Immigration Enforcement, Health and Safety Executive (HSE), North […]

Appeal following recent assault in York city centre

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The incident took place  on Grosvenor Terrace between 7 – 7.15pm on Saturday 14 April 2018. It is alleged that a group of four youths attacked an older man with planks of wood. The youths are described as between 14 and 16 years old. Two were wearing green tracksuits and one had ginger hair. Another […]

Police patrols keep York neighbourhoods safe in the sun

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Starting this week – and running over the coming months – police officers, PCSOs and police volunteers will deploy to areas of the city that have been affected by burglaries in the past, or where residents are particularly concerned about such crimes. The operation starts in Bishopthorpe on Tuesday 22 May 2018, with future deployments […]

Serious collision – A1 northbound near junction 50-51 Ripon/Baldersby

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It was reported just before 7am on Tuesday 22 May 2018 and involves a car transporter and another lorry. The road is closed with diversions in place. It is expected to remain closed for most of today. Drivers are urged to avoid the area. Witnesses to the collision should call North Yorkshire Police on 101, […]

Scarborough men jailed for 11 years for robbery

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Joshua Neil Townsend, 19, of Norwood Place was sentenced to six years’ detention in a young offenders institution, and Callum Ethan Shields, 19, of Weaponess Valley Road was sentenced to five years’ detention in a young offenders institution. At around 11.10pm on the night of 26 April 2018, the Scarborough victim was in bed and […]