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Archive – April, 2019

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Fraud suspect wanted by police

Fraud suspect wanted by police

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James Hayes, 48, is believed to be living in the Otley area of West Yorkshire, and also has links to Leeds, Sunderland and Blackpool. He talks with a North East accent. North Yorkshire Police want to speak to Hayes in connection with an incident in September 2018. A man believed to be Hayes borrowed money […]

CCTV appeal following the fraudulent use of a debit card

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A suspected cloned card was used at The Co-op store on Beckfield Lane, York, on 4 February 2019 to purchase a number of items from the store. Officers are asking members of the public to get in touch if they recognise the man in the image, as he may have information that could assist the […]

Tributes paid to “loving husband and devoted father” who died in collision near Richmond

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Gordon Hall, 58, from Spennymoor, died in a collision involving his black Harley Davidson motorcycle and a red Citroen C3. It happened on Saturday 23 March 2019 at around 2.15pm on the B6271, near Kiplin Hall between Great Langton and Scorton. An inquest was opened and adjourned last week. Gordon’s family have described him as […]

North Yorkshire Police published gender pay gap figures

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The figures, which are a snapshot of the organisation at a date in March 2018, show a median gender pay gap of 22.2%. This is a marginal increase of 1.4% on the previous year. Compared with the other Yorkshire Police Forces, West Yorkshire Police has a median gender pay gap of 19.5% and South Yorkshire […]

Man jailed after stealing watches from York jewellers and driving dangerously to get away

Man jailed after stealing watches from York jewellers and driving dangerously to get away

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27-year-old Johari Carter, from Rochdale, pleaded guilty to theft and dangerous driving. On Friday 29 March 2019, at York Crown Court, he was jailed for three years and banned from driving for five and a half years. On the afternoon of Wednesday 9 January 2019, Carter entered a jewellers on High Ousegate in York city centre […]