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Archive – May, 2019

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Police share church security advice after York break-in

Police share church security advice after York break-in

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PCSO Caroline Saville, of North Yorkshire Police’s Rural Taskforce, said: “Sadly, the welcoming nature of churches and other places of worship makes them vulnerable to thieves who can take advantage of them being open and unattended. “The design and function of these buildings makes security measures more complicated, but there are some effective and low-cost […]

Sheep on road near Scarborough prompt police road safety warning

Sheep on road near Scarborough prompt police road safety warning

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This morning, officers attended the area following further reports at around 9am. The sheep were cleared off the highway, and left in a field. Officers will be speaking to the owner to ensure fencing around the field is improved to prevent further occurrences. Large swathes of North Yorkshire’s 6,000-mile road network are rural, and police […]

Police appeal for information after York shop burglary

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At about 3.15am today, Thursday 23 May 2019, alarms were triggered at the post office and convenience store in on North Moor Road, Huntington. Police officers were on scene within minutes, but the suspects had left the area. The front door of the shop had been smashed, and an ATM inside was damaged and smoking. […]

Appeal following burglary from church in York

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It happened at St Wulstan’s Church, Fossway sometime between 6pm on Monday 20 May 2019 and 7.30am on Wednesday 22 May 2019. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information about anything suspicious and any information on who may have committed […]