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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.

Missing 16 year-old girl from Scarborough located safe and well

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Original release: Urgent appeal to find missing 16 year-old girl from Scarborough North Yorkshire Police have issues an urgent appeal to find a girl missing from Scarborough 16 year-old Sophie Thornton was last seen in Scarborough Town centre at around 11am on Tuesday 25 September 2018. She is believed to have traveled to the Harrogate area […]

Renewed appeal to find missing North Deighton man

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55 year-old Neil Smith has not made contact with family and friends since he was last seen on Monday 3 September 2018 in the Leeds Road area of Dewsbury. It is believed that Neil could be in the Cumbria area although it is possible he has moved around the country. Neil is 5’ft 11ins tall of stocky […]

Appeal for witnesses following theft of car from Heworth which is believed to be linked to the burglary of a children’s play centre in Wigginton,

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On Wednesday 22 August 2018, a silver coloured Ford Mondeo estate was stolen in York, sometime between approximately 6pm and 11.30pm. The car, which contained tools and had a set of ladders on the roof, had been left by its owner in a yard bounded by Heworth Green, Eastern Terrace, Parade Court and East Parade. […]

Two arrested after laser shone at police helicopter during search for missing man

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At around 2.45am on 26 September 2018, The National Police Air Service, based in West Yorkshire, were assisting North Yorkshire Police with the search for missing Stuart Aiken from York when the laser was shone at the aircraft from the area of Ouse Bridge. Officers in the helicopter guided officers on the ground to two […]

Update: missing York man found

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He is  receiving appropriate medical treatment. North Yorkshire Police would like to thank those who shared the appeal. Original release: Urgent appeal to help find missing man in York Police are appealing for information as to the whereabouts of Stuart Aiken. Officers are extremely concerned about the welfare of Stuart, aged 47 from York, and […]

It’s a privilege to work in a rural community – a blog by PCSO Ruth Pearson

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Ruth talks about the differences between being a PCSO in a rural and urban location and how she supports her local community. PCSO Ruth Pearson I’ve been a Police Community Support Officer based in Skipton for 13 and a half years now and the time has flown by, which is a good indication of how […]