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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.

Police advice to keep Scarborough cold callers at bay

Police advice to keep Scarborough cold callers at bay

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Officers from the town’s Neighbourhood Policing Team are urging friends, family and neighbours to look out for each other, after incidents of doorstep sellers calling over the Christmas period. One Scarborough resident was visited by a doorstep caller who stated he was recently out of prison and was selling items to stop him from re-offending. […]

Northallerton homes light up to fight crime

Northallerton homes light up to fight crime

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More than 500 home safety packs have been delivered to households in the town and its surrounding villages. The crime prevention information, and increased police patrols, are part of Operation Bright, which aims to make homes in the Hambleton district less vulnerable to crime. Burglaries typically increase when evenings are darker. There were 23 burglaries […]

Renewed appeal following Scarborough 2-in-1 burglary

Renewed appeal following Scarborough 2-in-1 burglary

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Overnight, between 2am and 6.30am, a property on Nelson Street was entered and the keys to a black BMW 3 series were taken from inside. The vehicle, which was parked outside, was then driven away from the address in an unknown direction. At around 6.15pm the following evening, a man was seen to abandon the […]

Appeal for information after vehicle damaged in Harrogate

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North Yorkshire Police is appealing for information after a car was damaged in Harrogate. At around 3pm on Boxing Day (Wednesday, 26 December) on Wetherby Road after a male pedestrian and the driver of the vehicle were involved in an altercation. The pedestrian then knocked off the wing mirror of the car, which is a […]

Appeal following robbery in Acomb

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The incident happened in Farm Foods on Front Street when a man entered the store, stood in line at the till before producing a knife and grabbing an amount of cash from the till. As he tried to leave the store he was tackled to the ground by a customer before running out of the […]