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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.

Appeal following serious assault in Harrogate

Posted on in Local appeals

There were a number of people involved and we are appealing for witnesses with any information to come forward. The incident happened inside the Pit Public House at around midnight/12.15am on Sunday 21 October 2018, and involved numerous men around the age of 20-25 years old. A fight occurred within the premises and a man […]

Appeal following dog bite injury in York

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It happened at the football pitch near to the cycle track in between the church on Leeman Road and Scarborough Bridge at around 10.45am on Thursday 18 October 2018. A man was cycling onto the football pitch in order to get to the riverfront, when a loose dog chased after him and bit his right […]

Appeal following attempted burglary in Kirk Smeaton

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It happened on Main Street, Kirk Smeaton at 5.20am on Monday 15 October 2018 and involved offender/s attempting to gain entry to a barn by forcing a door open, which resulted in the door being damaged. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and […]

Get Safe Online Week: 21 Brits defrauded every minute because of oversharing on social media

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New research produced for this year’s Get Safe Online Week – which starts today (Monday 22 October 2018) – has revealed that the nation is sleepwalking towards fraud with the problem being so severe that 21 people are targeted every minute as a result of unwittingly ‘oversharing’ on social media. Despite half the nation falling […]