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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.

Stolen quad bikes recovered after police pursuit in rural North Yorkshire

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Officers on patrol spotted two quad bikes travelling together along the A65 near Settle in suspicious circumstances, at 2.20am on Monday 23 July 2018. A police ‘stinger’ device was deployed near Gargrave, stopping one of the quads. However, its rider then got on the other quad and drove off. Specially-trained police officers pursued the remaining […]

Appeal for information after red kite found dead in the Yorkshire Dales

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The bird was found on Thursday 12 July 2018, at Barden, near to the popular area known as the Strid. Enquiries are ongoing to establish the cause of death. Sergeant Kevin Kelly, wildlife crime lead for North Yorkshire Police, said: “We have commenced an investigation and aim to establish the circumstances leading to the bird’s […]

Force Control Room extension will train more staff and provide resilience in times of high demand

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Temporary Chief Constable Lisa Winward and Police and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire Julia Mulligan proudly opened the building at Fulford Road police station in York on Monday 23 July 2018.  The new building, which cost over half a million pound, will house a bespoke control room training facility and tutorship room, and also provide […]

Appeal following theft from shop

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It happened at approximately 1:15pm on the 18th July at The Co-op in Pickering where three young males entered the store and selected a number of bottles of spirits and packs of fresh meat before leaving without making payment. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In […]