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Archive – June, 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.

The A-Z of online fraud

Posted on in Blogs, News stories

With all the convenience the internet brings, it is important to be aware of potential online risks. Here Detective Inspector Jon Hodgeon, Head of North Yorkshire Police’s Major Fraud and Economic Crime Unit shares the A-Z of online fraud to help you recognise some of the most common scams.   A – Application Fraud Application Fraud […]

Appeal for information after man steals money from young girl

Posted on in Local appeals

North Yorkshire Police is appealing for witnesses and information regarding a theft occurred in Starbeck, Harrogate. The theft occurred at the junction of Forest Avenue and Knaresborough Road at approximately 11.30am on Sunday, 24 June. It is believed a man approached an 11-year-old girl as she left the Co-operative store with her friend. Whilst she […]

Witness appeal following single vehicle collision in Hirst Courtney

Posted on in News stories

The incident happened on Monday 25 June 2018 at about 8.15pm when a black Audi A1 was involved in a single vehicle collision. One of the passengers, a 17 year-old boy, was taken to Leeds General Infirmary where he remains in a critical condition. We are appealing for witnesses to the collision to get in […]

Lambs found dead after being shot with arrow

Posted on in News stories

Some time between Friday 22 June and Saturday 23 June 2018, the two lambs were shot with an arrow from a recurve- or compound-type bow. They were found dead in fields near to Ravensworth Castle, Ravensworth. Officers from North Yorkshire Police are investigating the incident. PC Mark Wood, Richmond Rural Beat Manager and Wildlife Crime […]

Update: Missing 17 year-old girl from Selby has been found safe and well.

Posted on in Missing people, News stories

Original release: Appeal for sightings or information on missing woman Faye Urwin Officers are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of a woman from Selby and  are appealing to anyone who may have seen her to contact North Yorkshire Police. Faye Urwin, 17, is described as a white female, around 5ft 2ins in height, with […]