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Archive – April, 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.

North Yorkshire Police celebrate second anniversary of Project Servator

North Yorkshire Police celebrate second anniversary of Project Servator

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Project Servator is a policing tactic that aims to disrupt a range of criminal activity, including terrorism, while providing a reassuring presence for the public. Since its launch in York in April 2017, North Yorkshire Police has seen over 300 Project Servator deployments across York, Scarborough, Harrogate and Richmondshire. The approach relies on unpredictable and […]

Statement issued on behalf of the North Yorkshire Police branch of Police Sport UK

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Smart was employed by North Yorkshire Police at the time the offence was committed.  He was suspended as a result of the investigation and subsequently resigned. The North Yorkshire Police branch of Police Sport UK is a voluntary organisation – independent of the Force – that supports the activity of sixteen different sports in the service.  […]

Appeal for witnesses following collision in Ripon

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The incident happened at around 8.15pm on Monday 8 April 2019 on Bondgate, near to the junction to Dallamires lane in Ripon. A group of five local teenagers had been walking on the footpath towards the Post Office on Bondgate when a silver coloured vehicle (possibly a Nissan X-Trail or similar) mounted the footpath and […]

Appeal following assault on A169

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It happened at about 1.40pm on 2 April 2019 on the A169 between Malton and Pickering and involved a large black vehicle and another vehicle. The drivers of both of the vehicles were involved in a confrontation and one man suffered a punch to the face, sustaining minor facial injuries. We are requesting the public’s […]

Appeal following an attempted Burglary in Scarborough.

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It happened at an address on West Street, Scarborough between the hours of 2.30pm and 7.30pm on Monday 8 April. The offenders caused damage to a glass window and a glass panel in a door to try gain access to the property. Officers believe this incident has taken place in daylight hours with a lot […]

How knitters can help children in distress

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“Bobby Buddies”, which were created by Mrs Tracey Conroy and pioneered by Dorset Police, will be handed to youngsters who have experienced distressing incidents ranging from domestic violence to serious road traffic collisions.   They will be kept in police vehicles and police stations and handed out when required.   Chief Constable Lisa Winward is […]