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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.

Appeal following an assault on a man in his fifties in Scarborough

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It happened on Victoria Road at the junction of Westborough at around 9pm on Sunday 24 March 2019. A man in his fifties witnessed an altercation talking place across Victoria Road between a man in his twenties and a woman. The younger man involved in the altercation then crossed the road and assaulted the older […]

Appeal for information about a garage burglary in Harrogate

Appeal for information about a garage burglary in Harrogate

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The burglary took place at Readings Autos on Freemans Way at some point overnight between 10pm Tuesday 2nd April and 6am Wednesday 3rd April 2019. Offenders have gained entry to the building and have stolen a large quantity of motor mechanics tools and diagnostic equipment along with two motor bikes – one of which a […]

Please don’t be alarmed – it’s only a police firearms training exercise that is taking place in York city centre this evening

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For awareness and reassurance to residents, visitors and business owners in York city centre, North Yorkshire Police can confirm that a police firearms training exercise is taking place this evening (Wednesday 3 April 2019) from around 7pm to midnight. We realise the presence of lots of police vehicles and armed officers may cause concern and […]

“Meet the 999 team” opportunity in York city centre this weekend

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North Yorkshire Police officers will be on Coney Street this Saturday afternoon with a marked police van for youngsters to explore. They’ll also be joined by firefighters from North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service, staff from Yorkshire Ambulance Service, and volunteers from York Rescue Boat – among others. The emergency services have joined forces to […]

Indian rupee currency appeal after York burglary

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Between 3.30pm and 10.30pm on Thursday 28 March 2019, a property in Farrar Street (off Hull Road) was broken into, and ₹20,000 (about £200) stolen. North Yorkshire Police officers have been conducting forensic and house-to-house enquiries in the area. They are also appealing for staff at currency exchanges and banks to be vigilant, and contact […]