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Archive – December, 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.

Cleveland & North Yorkshire Special Constables join forces to tackle road safety

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Officers conducted vehicle checks and roadside breath tests and delivered safety advice to drivers during the day of action, which was named Operation Basingstoke. Specials from the two forces operated two roadside checkpoints on the A172 near to Stokesley and the A67 near Kirklevington. With the assistance of automatic number plate recognition cameras (ANPR), officers targeted […]

Appeal to locate wanted Harrogate man Jack Alfie James Marshall

Appeal to locate wanted Harrogate man Jack Alfie James Marshall

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21-year-old Jack Alfie James Marshall is wanted in connection with an offence of aggravated vehicle taking. Despite extensive police enquiries Marshall remains outstanding and police are now appealing for information from the public to help locate him. He has links to the Summerbridge area of Harrogate and is thought to be staying locally in the […]

Appeal following recent incident of criminal damage in Scarborough

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The incident happened between Seamer Road at Falsgrave and Crossgates roundabout between Thursday 18 and Sunday 21 October 2018 in which graffiti was spray painted on numerous building and structures along the route. If anybody has any information which would assist the police identify the person/s responsible for this damage, please contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, […]

Appeal for information following anti-social riding of motorbikes in Knaresborough

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At 11.45pm Saturday 8 December 2018 around the Halfpenny Lane, Hay-A-Park estate area of Knaresborough, three people were seen riding motorbikes on the road and pavement without lights or registration plates, causing a danger to legitimate road users and pedestrians and causing a noise nuisance. Police are appealing for information to determine who the riders are and […]

Appeal following verbal altercation and assault at Vanguard Shopping Centre, York

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The incident occurred at 12.05pm on Saturday 1 December 2018 and involved a woman being verbally and physically assaulted by another woman, who was a passenger from a Black BMW. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. Any witnesses to the incident or anyone with information that could assist the investigation is asked […]

21 arrested in first week of drink drive campaign – one driver blows three-and-a-half times the legal limit

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On average, those arrested have recorded breathalyser readings of almost twice the legal drink drive limit. One man in his 60s who was stopped in Scarborough blew more than three-and-a-half times the legal limit. It has prompted traffic officers to reiterate their warning: “If you drink and drive, we will catch you”. Five motorists were […]