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Archive – June, 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.

CCTV appeal following assault in Scarborough.

Posted on in CCTV appeals

It happened on 26 May 2019 at approximately 11.30pm when a woman walking along the street with her friend was punched by another woman. Officers are asking members of the public to get in touch if they recognise the woman in the image as they believe they will have information that will help the investigation. […]

Appeal following the recovery of suspected stolen goods in Harrogate

Posted on in Local appeals

Following recent burglaries in the Harrogate area, a number of suspected stolen items have been recovered by North Yorkshire Police. We are appealing for the owners, who have had property matching the description below stolen recently, to contact police. The property recovered includes: -a black Vivienne Westwood purse -Hot Diamonds silver earrings -Black Zolo headphones […]

Stolen horsebox recovered by police thanks to public’s vigilance

Stolen horsebox recovered by police thanks to public’s vigilance

Posted on in News stories

At about 3pm on Tuesday 18 June 2019, the force received a report that a 3.5-tonne Renault horsebox had been stolen a short time earlier from Thirsk Racecourse. Local response and roads policing officers immediately began an area search, and the owner posted details of the stolen vehicle on Facebook. Acting on information received, including […]

Woman suffers stab wound in Stokesley attack

Posted on in News stories

The woman, in her 20s, needed hospital treatment after the attack in Allen Grove. Investigators believe the altercation may have spilled onto the street. A youth is also believed to have shouted threats of further violence towards the victim as she left the address; the youth also made threats to damage the woman’s car. The […]

Illegal immigrant ‘held as a slave’ jailed in ‘first of its kind case in North Yorkshire’ after police uncover cannabis factory

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Leontjev Zenelaj (pictured), 26, of no fixed address, has been sentenced to three and a half years imprisonment after he was found guilty of producing cannabis at a house on Boroughbridge Road in York in November 2016. York Crown Court heard how Police discovered the cannabis grow, following a raid, after establishing a strong smell […]