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Archive – January, 2019

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Appeal for information following burglary in Haxby

Appeal for information following burglary in Haxby

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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 […]

Statement regarding Pen-Y-Ghent cold case investigation from 2004

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“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, […]

Crime data integrity improvement contributes to 13% rise in recorded crime in North Yorkshire – still the safest area in England

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This was confirmed in the Office of National Statistics’ (ONS) “Crime in England and Wales, year ending September 2018” bulletin published today (Thursday 24 January 2019). It shows there were a total of 42,279 crimes in North Yorkshire during the 12-month period, giving a crime rate of 51.6 per 1,000 of the population. However, it […]

Witness appeal following theft from van in Sutton in Craven

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The incident happened at 7.30pm on Wednesday 23 January 2019, when two male suspects wearing dark hoodies were seen to walk up Park Avenue, Sutton in Craven. They turned right onto Greenroyd Drive and it is believed they then broke into a white Citroen van which was parked outside the victims home address on Greenroyd […]

CCTV appeal following assault on Duncombe Place, York

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The incident happened at approximately 2.45am on Tuesday 8 January 2019 and involved three men.Two men had a verbal altercation, which resulted in one of the men physically assaulting another man, knocking him to the ground.  The victim, a 19-year-old man, was taken to hospital by ambulance where he had to have treatment for facial […]