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Archive – January, 2019

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Update: Man charged in connection with Rolex thefts in York following police pursuit

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The man was arrested following a police pursuit which took place on numerous roads including the A63 and A1 on Saturday 26 January 2019. A number of police resources including the police helicopter assisted the operation. After questioning in custody the man was charged with: Theft from a shop Failing to stop Driving a motor […]

Drivers offered updates from safety camera locations across North Yorkshire

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The new Twitter account @NYTrafficBureau will also provide brief details of enforcement action live from the scene. They will share road safety advice and remind residents of how to report speeding concerns where they live. Jamie Smith, of North Yorkshire Police’s Traffic Bureau, said: “Our mobile safety cameras work from many different locations across North […]

“We’ll take action to improve Neighbourhood Policing,” pledges North Yorkshire Police chief

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The survey looked at public perceptions of the service, including fear of crime, perceptions of the level of crime and anti-social behaviour, and people’s views about the level of police presence. The results showed that public perceptions are mixed. Temporary Assistant Chief Constable Ciaron Irvine responded by saying: “We are a public service, so feedback […]

Appeal following burglary in Skipton charity shop

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It happened at Cancer Support Yorkshire pre-loved shop, on Belmont Wharfe, Skipton at approx 11pm on Sunday 27 January 2019. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information from anyone who may have seen or heard anything suspicious in the area […]

Man suffers fractured skull in York assault

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The victim was walking along Clifford Street with his brother when the offender has approached him and punched him to the head. This caused the victim to fall to the floor and lose consciousness. The victim was transported via ambulance to York District Hospital where he was treated and discharged following treatment. The victim sustained […]