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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.

Appeal after chain saws stolen from Scarborough shop

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened at Dobson Garden Machinery between 1am and 3am in the early hours of 31 October 2018 and it is believed that two or three suspects in a white, light goods van were involved. Officers are asking anyone who has any information or saw any suspicious activity in the area in the early hours […]

Appeal to identify man in connection with a suspected voyeurism offence

Appeal to identify man in connection with a suspected voyeurism offence

Posted on in Local appeals

We are requesting the public’s assistance to help identify a man shown in the image, as police believe he holds information which will assist an investigation into a suspected voyeurism offence. He is described as being between 40 and 65 years-old, wearing spectacles and with grey hair. Anyone who can identify the man, or who has information […]

North Yorkshire Police’s four-legged colleagues to make their TV debut

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Dog Detectives – Mondays from 5 November at 8pm on channel Quest Red  Launching on Monday 5 November 2018 at 8pm, the ten-part series follows the dedicated detective work of North Yorkshire’s four-legged crime fighters: fighting crime, one sniff at a time. The dogs and their handlers have been accompanied on a number of shifts […]

Prolific burglar banned from York for three years

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Gemma Louise Mitchell, aged 24, was dealt with at Sheffield Crown Court on Monday (29 October 2018). She was handed a 12-month community order which states she has to reside at rehabilitation premises in Scarborough for six months. Mitchell is also subject to a three-year criminal behaviour order which prohibits her from entering York within […]

Man arrested following sexual assault in Sowerby

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A man has been arrested in relation to a sexual assault which occurred in Sowerby on Saturday, 13 October. A man in his 30s has been arrested and he has been released under investigation while inquiries continue. North Yorkshire Police would like to thank the public for their response to an appeal for information issued […]