There is a high-visibility presence of mobile safety cameras and roads policing officers in residential areas throughout the county this week. Volunteers from Community Speed Watch groups across North Yorkshire are also out in force to support the initiative. It’s part of Operation Vis – a two-week campaign to cut excessive speed on routes that […]
Archive – January, 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.
At about 11.30pm on Tuesday 22 January 2019, volunteer members of a police Mobile Rural Watch scheme, based at Eggborough Police Station, came across a suspicious car parked close to a farm in the Fairburn area. The car had been left unattended by a gate leading to an open field, and a chain nearby appeared […]
North Yorkshire Police are appealing for witnesses after a member of staff was racially abused at a filling station in Scarborough. The incident occurred at around 4pm on Tuesday, 15 January at the Musham Bank filling station on Seamer Road after a man was challenged as he attempted to leave the location without paying for […]
Officers are appealing for witnesses following a suspicious incident in York. The incident occurred on Rydal Avenue at around 6.50pm on Thursday, 24 January when a man approached another man in a threatening manner. The offender is described as a white male, approximately 6ft tall, of slim and athletic build and aged in his late […]
North Yorkshire Police is appealing for information following a burglary at a care home on Haxby Road in York. The offence occurred at a care home in Haxby between Saturday, 5 January and Saturday, 12 January. Several items, including the following were taken during the burglary: A decorative china plate with a thick brown rim and […]
“The Cold Case Review Unit has received a name regarding the unknown South East Asian woman who was found dead on Pen-Y-Ghent in 2004. Enquiries are ongoing to establish the identity of the woman. In the meantime, anyone with information that could assist the investigation should call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 1, […]