This weekend (21st – 22nd September) North Yorkshire will be leading a national Operation Owl awareness campaign to seek the public’s support in tackling illegal bird of prey persecution. Activity across the weekend aims to raise public awareness of bird of prey persecution – how to spot the signs, record any instances and report it […]
Archive – 2019
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 happened near to the boat house on the St Peter’s School side of the river at 5.30pm on 15 September 2019. A 45-year-old local man was grabbed from behind by the back of his neck and was threatened by another man. We are asking for the public’s help to establish the full circumstances surrounding […]
The incident took place between York Minster and Museum Gardens in broad daylight. It happened in April 2018 in the presence of many members of the public. York Crown Court, where the defendants were sentenced today, heard that Lee Thomas approached Simon Turner and Christopher Norton at the junction between Duncombe Place and Museum Street […]
Grant Robert Faulkner, 54, of Ebberston near Scarborough, pleaded guilty at an earlier hearing to two counts of perverting the course of justice and was sentenced at York Crown Court on Wednesday 18 September 2019. The sentencing judge described Faulkner and people like him as dishonest and that he was going to make sure that […]
At about 2pm on Sunday 15 September 2019, a boy was seen on in-store CCTV stealing items of clothing from a shop at the town’s retail park. As he left the store, he was challenged by an off-duty Special Constable, who happened to be passing. He had noticed the boy behaving suspiciously, and detained him […]
North Yorkshire Police has issued a reminder to fans that flares should must not be brought into football matches after officers have seen a surge in the numbers being used. Football Liaison Officers, also known as ‘spotters’, have seen an increase in flares being set off and thrown at York City Football Club home and […]