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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.

15 arrests in “county lines” crackdown

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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 […]

Appeal for information after car set alight in Harrogate

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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 […]

North Yorkshire Police encourages victims and communities to report crime throughout National Hate Crime Awareness Week 2018

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  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 […]

Hate crime public order offence witness appeal in York

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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 […]