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Archive – March, 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.

CCTV appeal following damage to life saving defibrillator box in Northallerton

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The incident happened at Romanby Primary School on The Close, Northallerton at 1am on Sunday 24 March and involved officers would like to speak with the man pictured as they believe he holds vital information as to how the defibrillator box became damaged. Investigating officer, PC 1255 Jack Dodsworth of Northallerton Police Station said “This […]

Fraudster jailed for his part in £400,000 scam against North Yorkshire woman

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A Stoke-on-Trent man has been jailed for three-and-a-half years for his part in stealing over £400,000 from a North Yorkshire woman. Muhammed Faisal Yakoob, 36 of Scrivener road, Cliffe Vale, Stoke-on-Trent ,was sentenced at Leeds Crown Court on 22 March 2019 after pleading guilty to offences of money laundering and identity fraud. Yakoob was part […]

Witness appeal following single vehicle collision on B1258 near Snainton

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A report was received by police at 5.02am Friday 29 March 2019 that a silver Seat Ibiza had left the road and initially collided with a dry stone wall. The car had then gone on to collide with a house, smashing the windows of the property. The driver of the vehicle, a 37-year-old man and […]

Appeal after elderly York woman had pension stolen in bank queue

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It happened between 2pm and 3pm on Thursday 21 March 2019, however it was reported to the police on 28 March. As the woman waited in the queue to pay her pension in, a man took part of the cash from her before running out of the bank. He is described as white and approximately 5ft 10- 5ft 11 tall. Officers […]

Appeal following York house burglary

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It happened between 8:30am and 4pm on Wednesday 27 March 2019 and involved the theft of a number of items of jewellery. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information about anyone who may have witnessed any suspicious persons in the […]

Appeal after pit bike seized following anti-social riding incident in Scarborough

Appeal after pit bike seized following anti-social riding incident in Scarborough

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The bike initially failed to stop for officers after being sighted riding dangerously in the Barrowcliff area of Scarborough at around 5:30pm on Tuesday 26 March. After mounting the pavement onto a grass verge, the rider and pillion passenger then abandoned the bike and made off on foot in the vicinity of the Barrowcliff Road/Colescliffe […]