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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.

It’s a cracker! Police and charity visits underway to keep older Yorkshire Coast residents safe

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Operation Cracker is a festive initiative to help protect vulnerable people in Filey and Eastfield over the winter months. Officers and volunteers from North Yorkshire Police are working with the Westway Open Arms charity and other organisations, including North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service, Eastfield Town Council, 95 Alive, NatWest, Scarborough and Ryedale Carers Resource, the […]

CCTV appeal following fraud in Norton garage

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It happened on Wednesday 24 October 2018 at around 7.20pm when a male entered the garage shop, selected a container of engine oil and then requested a refund for the goods. Officers are asking members of the public to get in touch if they recognise the people in the images as they believe they will […]

CCTV appeal following York purse theft

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The incident occurred at the JoJo Maman Bébé shop on High Petergate, York, at about 2.45pm on Wednesday 7 November 2018. A woman took a large, grey Radley purse from the handbag of another woman, before leaving the store. Officers are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. They […]

Man jailed following “horrific and abhorrent” cockfighting offences

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North Yorkshire Police officers described footage of the fights, recorded on a mobile phone, as one of the worst examples of animal cruelty they had ever seen – and hailed the “landmark” custodial sentence. WARNING – this page contains graphic images of animal cruelty that you may find upsetting William Henry Welch, 29, of Darlington, […]

A comment about our Child Sexual Exploitation campaign

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A spokeswoman said: “For this campaign, we were drawing on the experience of officers on the ground, that vulnerable young people who are at a cross-roads in their lives sometimes don’t feel that they have any power.  No person should feel they have no way out of victimization. “This deliberately hard-hitting campaign was to get […]

CCTV issued following violent incident in York

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  It happened on Crichton Avenue approximately 7.50 pm on Friday 2 November 2018 when a number of people were involved in a violent disturbance. During the incident the front door of the McColls store on Crichton Avenue was damages and several items of stock inside the store were also damaged. Officers are requesting the public’s assistance to identify the man […]