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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 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 […]

Witness appeal after fatal moped collision in York

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At about 5.30am on Saturday 8 September 2018, police and ambulance services attended a single-vehicle collision on the A59 Boroughbridge Road near to the junction with Plantation Drive, in York York. The collision involved a single rider on a silver-coloured Piaggio moped who was travelling outbound towards the ring road. Sadly, despite efforts by a […]

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 […]