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Archive – May, 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.

Detectives investigate theft from York cash machine

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The incident happened in the early hours of this morning. Officers were called to Vyner Street off Haxby Road at 4.20am. Detectives believe the thieves forced their way into the machine. It is not yet known how much money was taken. Crime scene investigators attended and extensive enquiries are currently taking place to catch the […]

Local policing: North Yorkshire’s Community Messaging reaches 30,000 members as new and improved smartphone app is launched

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North Yorkshire Community Messaging is a free system that lets people register to receive the latest crime notifications and community news in their neighbourhoods. The new and improved app, available to download for iOS and Android devices, takes advantage of geolocation technology, allowing users to receive important alerts that are relevant to them – wherever […]

North Yorkshire Police officer takes on national badger protection role

Posted on in News stories, Wildlife Crime

Inspector Kevin Kelly, of North Yorkshire Police, has taken on the high-profile role in the Badger Persecution Priority Delivery Group, part of the UK National Wildlife Crime Unit (NWCU). As plan owner, Insp Kelly will lead the group’s work to improve and increase the recording of incidents, crimes and intelligence for badger persecution, improve the […]

Appeal following burglaries in Hampsthwaite near Harrogate

Posted on in Local appeals, News stories

The incidents occurred on Thursday 23 May 2019 sometime between 12.30am and 6.30am when rooms were searched and property including purses and handbags stolen from a house in Hollins Lane. A coffee shop on High Street, Hampsthwaite, was broken into and a tips jar was stolen, and items of property were damaged. This morning police […]

Pride in North Yorkshire as emergency services join forces at community event

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Officers from North Yorkshire Police will be holding a community engagement event on Parliament Street in York City Centre on Sunday 26 May from 12pm to 4pm, to promote inclusion and diversity within emergency services and give members of the public the opportunity to speak with officers about the force’s recent recruitment drive. Alongside them […]