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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.

North Yorkshire Police warns about the threat of Computer Software Service fraud as victims in the UK report losing more than £21 million in one year

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What is Computer Software Service Fraud? Computer Software Service fraud can start with either a phone call, an email or a pop-up message appearing on your computer, stating there is something wrong with your computer or internet connection and that it needs to be fixed. However, there will either be a demand for payment to […]

Craven police tackle burglary and vehicle crime with extra patrols as nights draw in

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Officers are focusing on home and vehicle security, as offences can spike at this time of year when the nights draw in. They will carry out extra patrols this week from 4pm until midnight, concentrating on Crosshills, Kildwick and Sutton – areas that are particularly susceptible to cross-border crime. Craven Neighbourhood Policing Sergeant Paul Evans […]

Appeal following Criminal Damage in Scarborough

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North Yorkshire Police is appealing for information following an incident of criminal damage in Scarborough. The incident occurred on Columbus Ravine at around 3.30pm on Saturday, 1 September. It is believed two men were involved and caused damage to a brick wall after kicking it. Two men have since been released and released under investigation […]

Serious collision on B6255 Newby Head Pass – road currently remains closed

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All emergency services attended and the road is currently closed between Hawes and the turn off for Dent, to allow the Collision Investigation Unit to conduct a full investigation of the scene. Motorists are advised to avoid the area.  Any witnesses who were travelling along the B6255 at the time of the collision, or anyone […]