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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.

Police launch pop-up surgeries in York city centre

Police launch pop-up surgeries in York city centre

Posted on in News stories

On Tuesday 15 January 2019, officers from the York City Neighbourhood Policing Team were available in three different locations across the city, speaking to members of the public, answering any questions and providing advice about any concerns they may have. Hosted in partnership with York BID, Street Rangers were also on hand to support the […]

Appeal for information after woman is assaulted in York

Posted on in Local appeals

North Yorkshire Police is appealing for witnesses following an assault on a woman in her 30s in York. The incident occurred at around 12.40am this morning (Thursday, 17 January) on Coney Street. The woman suffered a minor head injury as a result of the assault and was taken to hospital for treatment. An 18-year-old man […]

Top of the ANPR Ops 2018

Posted on in Blogs, News stories

During 2018 it directly led to the arrest of 727 suspects across North Yorkshire and helped us safeguard 36 vulnerable people. And these are just the live-time incidents. It has assisted and contributed to countless other ongoing investigations or safeguarding matters. We use it to catch criminals, as a strategic crime prevention tool, and to […]

Appeal for witnesses and information following aggravated burglary in Richmond

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The victim, a 61-year-old man, contacted police to report two masked men had gained access to his property and threatened him with a knife. It is believed that the thieves left empty handed and made off from the property possibly in the direction of Quaker Lane. The homeowner was left with small lacerations to his […]

Winter weather safety advice for motorists

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North Yorkshire Police is advising drivers to take the following safety steps even before getting behind the wheel: Check brakes, lights, wiper blades and oil and washer fluid level Ensure tyres meet legal requirements – and preferably a tread depth of 3mm Carry water and de-icer in the car with you If you are going […]