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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.

Appeal for witnesses following serious collision on A59 near Poppleton

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North Yorkshire Police are appealing for witnesses and dash cam footage following a serious collision on the A59 near Poppleton yesterday evening (Wednesday, 20 February). A call was received by police just after 4pm reporting a two vehicle collision on between Poppleton and Hessay. The collision involved a grey Nissan Note which was travelling towards […]

Court summons for men after vigilant residents report door-to-door sellers to police

Court summons for men after vigilant residents report door-to-door sellers to police

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At 3.30pm on Tuesday 19 February 2019, North Yorkshire Police received several calls about two men going door-to-door in a ‘no cold calling’ area in Carlton, Selby. One caller was particularly concerned as she did not feel they were genuine, and there were elderly residents living in the area. Officers and PCSOs from Selby Neighbourhood […]

Chief Constable’s message to offenders who assault police officers, staff and volunteers

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CC Winward now provides a written statement in court cases involving physical and verbal assaults and hate crimes against police officers, staff and volunteers. The Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Act 2018 received Royal Assent last year. It doubles the maximum sentence from 6 to 12 months in prison for assaulting an emergency worker. On […]

Five teenagers charged with robbery in Scarborough

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Police were called at 12.25pm on Sunday 17 February to an incident at Currys on Seamer Road when a number of mobile phones were stolen. A short time later, police arrested four suspects in the local area, followed by a fifth in York on Monday 18 February. All five suspects, who are from Leeds, have […]