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Archive – September, 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.

Appeal to find wanted Selby man Markham Ward

Appeal to find wanted Selby man Markham Ward

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Ward, 45, from Cawood, was released from prison on licence in May 2018 after serving part of a 23-month sentence for affray and witness intimidation. He has since breached the terms of his licence and is now wanted for recall to prison. Police are appealing to anyone who has seen Markham or knows where he is […]

Jail for York man who injected another man with heroin

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Jordan Hipkins, 24, of North Street, York, pleaded guilty to manslaughter on 3 September 2018, the day he was due to stand trial for causing the death of 44-year-old James Moore. He was jailed by Leeds Crown Court on 10 September 2018 where he also received two further three-month jail terms for unconnected offences including assault […]

Child arrest figures highlight police’s positive approach

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The figures were published today by the Howard League for Penal Reform, which praised North Yorkshire Police’s “positive approach” to the issue. Assistant Chief Constable Phil Cain, of North Yorkshire Police, said: “These figures are excellent news for North Yorkshire Police, and are testament to our efforts to keep the number of child arrests to a […]

UPDATE: Kyle James Bostock, 20, arrested in connection with knife incident in York

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Anyone with information that could assist enquiries is asked to call North Yorkshire Police on 101, option 1, and speak to the Force Control Room. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111. Please quote reference number 12180168690 when providing details about this incident. NOTE: Please remove the photo of Kyle Bostock from websites and social […]

Appeal following burglary at Carphone Warehouse Skipton

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It happened at the store on Water Street between 2.45am and 3.20am in the early hours of Saturday 8 September 2018 when 70 brand new, packaged mobile phones were stolen. The suspects are believed to be two males in their late teens to early 20s. Officers are appealing to anyone who was in the area at the […]