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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 after motorcyclist seriously injured near Sherburn-in-Elmet

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It happened on Coldhill Lane on the outskirts of Sherburn-in-Elmet at around 1.45pm and involved a beige, Skoda Octavia travelling from the direction of Lotherton Hall towards Sherburn, and a blue and white, BMW motorcycle travelling in the same direction. As a result of the collision, the motorcyclist, a 63-year-old man from the Wakefield area […]

Appeal after 7-year-old injured by small motorbike

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It happened at around 7.50pm on the night of Thursday 18 October 2018. The girl was taken to Scarborough District Hospital for treatment to a broken leg and cuts. Police are appealing to anyone who was in the area at the time and saw anyone riding a small motorbike in the minutes leading up to […]

North Yorkshire remains the safest place in the country despite rise in recorded crime

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This was confirmed in the Office of National Statistics’ (ONS) “Crime in England and Wales, year ending June 2018” bulletin, published today (Thursday 18 October 2019). It shows there were a total of 40,782 crimes in North Yorkshire during the 12-month period, giving a crime rate of 49.7 per 1,000 of the population. This 9% […]

Behind the Scenes: Modern Slavery

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Over the past three years the number of potential victims of modern slavery and human trafficking identified in North Yorkshire has risen significantly, this follows the national trend, which is believed to be due to the rise in awareness. Today (Thursday, 18 October) marks anti-slavery day which if another opportunity to raise awareness and highlight […]

York: Appeal following Indian restaurant burglary

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It happened at approximately 2am on Sunday 26 August 2018 and involved two men who gained entry to the restaurant before stealing several items from within the restaurant before leaving shortly after. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident and to ascertain if there are any witnesses to this […]