Carl Mason, 38, and Darren Wiggins, 40, attacked the man in his 70s at a garage workshop in the Hull Road area of York. During what police describe as a “targeted and planned” attack in February this year, the pair tried to get a safe key and stole the victim’s wallet, watch and keys. They […]
Archive – July, 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.
They will be joined by former NYP Deputy Chief Constable, Iain Spittal, and PC Richard Murray from Cleveland Police when they take on the national Police Unity Tour later this month. The annual event sees over 300 cyclists from police forces across the country ride to the National Police Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire. This year […]
It happened on Farnham Lane between 4.20pm and 4.40pm on Wednesday 25 July 2018 when the occupants of a vehicle, believed to be a dark blue Mazda, followed a grey/black Peugeot Bipper van and collided with it, before throwing a substance into the van driver’s face. The victim was treated at hospital but thankfully has […]
The incident occurred in the early hours of Wednesday 27 June 2018 between 1.10am and 1.45am, near a kebab stand. A small quantity of cash was stolen and two victims were punched. A 20-year-old York man was arrested on suspicion of robbery. He has been released under investigation as enquiries continue. If you witnessed the […]
“County Lines” is the term used to describe a form of organised crime where criminals based in urban areas pressurise vulnerable people and children to transport, store and sell drugs in smaller county towns. It takes its name from the phone lines used by organised crime gangs to communicate between towns. Project Shield is a […]
This follows a number of incidents reported across the county this year where unsolicited callers have targeted victims, often the elderly or vulnerable, claiming to be from calling from police fraud squads in a bid to steal their money. Typically in courier fraud, victims will receive a call on their mobile or landline by someone […]