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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.

Police confirm death of 25-year-old Claire Lucas is no longer being treated as murder

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The 35-year old man who was arrested on suspicion of murder, has been released from police bail. The police investigation is ongoing to determine the full circumstances around Claire’s death. Detective Chief Inspector Mark Pearson of North Yorkshire Police said: “I understand that the local community have been deeply affected by Claire’s death. I’d like […]

Appeal following York moped theft

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The moped was taken from the Barfield Avenue area and discarded near to Hull Road in York. It happened on 30 August 2018. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information about the individuals involved who may have been seen pushing a […]

Police join forces in region-wide clampdown on rural crime

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Dozens of officers and volunteers from Cleveland, Durham, Lancashire, Northumbria and North Yorkshire took part in Operation Checkpoint, targeting criminals who use road networks to offend in rural areas, and providing reassurance and crime prevention advice to residents. Operation Checkpoint aims to gather intelligence on cross-border offenders, as well as provide high-visibility reassurance to local […]

Appeal after children’s library bus damaged by criminals

Appeal after children’s library bus damaged by criminals

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It happened at Grove Road school between 5pm hours on 4 September and 10am on 5 September 2018. One of the windows of the double decker, which has been parked up and converted into a library, was shattered. In particular, we are appealing for information about anyone seen in the school grounds between the hours […]

Appeal following shop theft in Scarborough

Appeal following shop theft in Scarborough

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Officers want to speak to a man pictured by CCTV after a man an a woman entered a department store and stole several items. It happened at Boyes at 1.15pm on 26 May. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101. If you wish to remain anonymous, you […]