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Archive – January, 2019

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Car and rare toy racing car parts stolen in York house burglary

Car and rare toy racing car parts stolen in York house burglary

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened on Boltby Road, York, between midnight and 6am on 24 January 2019. Offenders broke into a house, stealing the occupant’s wallet and also the keys to their vehicle and then driving away from the house in their vehicle. Inside the stolen vehicle are various toy racing car parts which are identifiable and rare. […]

E-fit released in a bid to trace distraction backpack thief in Harrogate

E-fit released in a bid to trace distraction backpack thief in Harrogate

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The victim was walking back from Harrogate town centre and was making his was along the bridge on Dragon Parade, at around 1.20pm on Wednesday 16 January 2019. As he was walking along the bridge, a man on a grey and red mountain bike rode past him and stopped and asked him the time. As […]

Op Vis: Speeding in communities tackled during second week of action

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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 […]

Appeal for information following racial abuse in Scarborough

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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 […]

Appeal for information following suspicious incident in York

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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 […]