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Archive – November, 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.

Claudia Lawrence case review: Familial DNA forensic investigation work completed

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This has taken longer than first anticipated due to the amount of research and analytical work undertaken by a small team when trying to identify people they require elimination DNA from as part of the familial DNA process. It has involved travelling around the UK to try and obtain DNA by consent from people who have […]

North Yorkshire Police backs new national hate crime awareness campaign

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The campaign has been developed in consultation with the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS), the Independent Advisory Group on Hate Crime and other organisations, to help the public understand hate crime, particularly offences which often people do not recognise as criminal, such as some forms of online and verbal abuse. This includes educating perpetrators who have […]

Appeal Following Attempted Burglary in Barlow

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It happened on Laburnum Court, Barlow between 10:10am and 2:10pm on Wednesday 7th November 2018 when the offender/s attempted to gain entry to the property via the front door, damaging the door and door frame. It is also believed that the suspects attempted to break in at the rear of the property as well, but thankfully […]

Appeal following house burglary in Skipton

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The burglary occurred at a residential property on Jubilee Close between 4.35pm and 7.40pm on Wednesday 7 of November 2018 when the offender/s broke in by breaking the lock of the rear door. Officers are appealing for information, in particular, about a suspicious silver car that was sighted on Jubilee Close at approx. 1pm earlier that […]

Local policing operation put in gear after York ‘2-in-1’ burglaries

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York’s Neighbourhood Policing Team officers are urging people living in villages on the outskirts of the city to be vigilant, after burglaries linked to vehicles, and other suspicious activity. Several of the incidents appear to involve valuable cars being particularly targeted. During the day of Monday 5 November 2018, two burglaries were reported in Nether […]