County lines is the name given to a type of organised crime in which drug dealers from urban areas such as Manchester, Liverpool and West Yorkshire, exploit children and vulnerable people and force them to travel to smaller towns such as Scarborough, York and Harrogate to sell drugs – often using violence and intimidation. It takes […]
Archive – October, 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 is appealing for witnesses following an arson offence which occurred on Stray Rein in Harrogate during the early hours of Friday, 12 October. The incident, which occurred at around 12.30am involved a black Vauxhall Corsa being set alight. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the […]
Taking place between Saturday 13 to Saturday 20 October, the campaign seeks to target victims and communities to reinforce the message that there is #NoPlaceForHate in North Yorkshire and emphasises the importance of reporting hate crime. Hate Crime is a criminal act motivated by a prejudice towards an individual. A hate crime incident is […]
It happened at on Saturday 6 October 2018 at around 2.30pm, when a man walking his dog was subjected to offensive comments of a homophobic nature, by an individual in a group of four young people, three male and one female. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the […]
The new closing time means that these front counters will be open for 12 hours a day between 8am and 8pm. They will now be closed between 8pm and 10pm because analysis of the footfall at these times has shown than fewer than four people each day at each station during these hours. By closing […]
“County Lines” is the term used to describe a form of organised crime where criminals based in urban areas pressurise vulnerable people and children to transport, store and sell drugs in smaller county towns. It takes its name from the phone lines used by organised crime gangs to communicate between towns. The day forms part […]