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Archive – February, 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.

Sherburn-in-Elmet man jailed for child sex offences

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67-year-old Christopher John Halloran was jailed at York Crown Court on Friday 1 February 2019 after he pleaded guilty to 25 out of 33 charges for the sexual abuse of children spanning more than 30 years. He was given a total custodial sentence of 19 years followed by an eight-year period on licence. He was […]

14 new police officers ready for action across North Yorkshire

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The new officers have just completed their initial, 18-week training course and are about to start the next phase of their career. They will now be assigned to their local policing teams where they will work alongside more experienced colleagues to gain first-hand policing experience.   Their passing out ceremony took place in front of […]

Appeal after man suffered stab wounds in York

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 It happened at around 8.30pm on the night of Saturday 26 January 2019 on the cycle path on Fifth Avenue.  Police received a call from a member of the public who reported seeing a number of people in the area involved in an altercation.  The victim, a man in his 50s, was subsequently taken to […]

Stolen Motorcycle – Yamaha DR 125 – Scarborough

Stolen Motorcycle – Yamaha DR 125 – Scarborough

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The incident occurred on Cambridge Street in Scarborough overnight between 26 and 27 January 2019 when the blue Yamaha was stolen from the street. Police officers are asking anyone who may have seen any suspicious people or activity in the street around the time of the theft to contact them. Anyone with information that could […]

Students across North Yorkshire get advice about staying safe online

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Safer Internet Day 2019 takes place tomorrow to promote the safe, responsible and positive use of digital technology by children and young people. North Yorkshire Police is supporting young people, parents and schools by delivering key internet safety messages, mainly in school settings. A number of activities are going on across the county. Officers investigate […]