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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.

Tack marking service comes to Selby

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Officers will be offering a free tack marking service at R&R Country, Hemingbrough, Selby, on Saturday 29 September 2018, from 10am to 2pm. Using hi-tech “dot peen” property marking technology, leather and metal items of tack can be marked with a unique number – deterring would-be thieves and making it much easier to reunite stolen […]

New Deputy Chief Constable is announced

New Deputy Chief Constable is announced

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The decision, which was made by Chief Constable Lisa Winward at the end of last week, followed a rigorous assessment process, involving representatives from the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner, City of York Council, North Yorkshire County Council, Harrogate Borough Council, the North Yorkshire Youth Commission, York CVC, North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue […]

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 […]

Efforts to locate missing man Dennis Crook’s family identify sibling, DNA, photograph, sailboat

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Victoria Police say the photograph of Dennis and the familial DNA, and the information about his sailboat will greatly assist the investigation. The family member, one of Dennis Crook’s siblings, contacted investigators after learning of our search through media in York, England, and agreed to provide DNA. The family member who came forward is not […]