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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.

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

Posted on in Local appeals

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 […]

Appeal for information following criminal damage in Malton

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened at the Hidden Monkey, St Michael Street overnight 13 October 2018 and involved a window to the tea room being damaged. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident. Anyone with information that could assist […]

Appeal for information after signs damaged at Rufforth gliding club

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It happened between 12 July and 27 July 2018 when the suspect caused damage to two public safety signs on the public footpath of the gliding club at Rufforth airfield. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information from dog walkers […]

Selby area: Appeal following burglary

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It happened on High Street, Carlton between 0040 hrs to 0117 hrs on the 25th August 2018 and involved a 4×4 vehicle, possibly a green Suzuki. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on […]