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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.

Chief Constable statement

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Commenting on the matter, Chief Constable Lisa Winward said: “It takes courage for someone to speak out about an incident of sexual abuse or rape, as Julia has done today.  She has our absolute support, on a personal level as a colleague, and at an organisational level as a police service. “My message today to […]

Criminal ordered to pay back more than £100,000 to the church

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Peter McNamara, 71, from Asenby near Thirsk, worked as an administrator at the church and the attached conference centre between May 2007 and October 2014. He is currently serving a two year prison sentence after being found guilty of two counts of theft at York Crown Court in October 2018. He appeared in court last […]

Four Scarborough men sentenced following armed robbery

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Four Scarborough men have been sentenced to a total of 40 years imprisonment following an armed robbery at a property in the town. During the early hours of Thursday, 19 July the offenders entered the property on Middle Walk and threatened a man in his 40s with a machete, before assaulting him. The victim suffered […]

Appeal following damage caused to charity shop in Northallerton

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The damage was caused overnight sometime between 5pm on Friday 11 January and 4am on Saturday 12 January. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident, particularly given that it was a Friday night or early hours Saturday morning and there will have been a number of people […]

Two boys locked up for knifepoint burglary in Scarborough

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The 16 and 17-year-old entered a flat in the old town area of Scarborough and stole cash, a safe and a purse. One of the youths carried a bread knife which he used to threaten the woman at the property. Police tracked them down and arrested them on the same day – 27 October 2018. […]