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Archive – July, 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.

Knaresborough man charged with outraging public decency and indecent assault

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He is due to appear at Harrogate Magistrates’ Court on the morning of Wednesday 17 July. Police received a report about the inappropriate and public sexual behaviour of a man in the area of Conyngham Hall. Following a search by officers and information from the public, the suspect was found in Bebra Gardens a short […]

Missing: Have you seen Howard Jackson or his black Ford Ranger?

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63-year-old Howard was last seen at his home in Marton-cum-Grafton near Boroughbridge at around 8am on Saturday 13 July 2019. He left home wearing a denim t-shirt and pyjama trousers, and drove off in his black Ford Ranger that has I’anson Brothers written on the side. It is not known whether or not he has […]

Appeal for wanted man Joshua David Greaves

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Greaves was sentenced to prison in November 2018 for failing to comply with the terms of a Sexual Offences Prevention Order. He was released in April 2019 and is now wanted for recall to prison after breaching his licence conditions. Officers have carried out numerous enquiries to locate him but he remains at large. Anyone […]

“Special” day for new NYP volunteers

“Special” day for new NYP volunteers

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Special Constables are volunteers, who give a minimum of 16 hours per month to policing. Like regular Officers they must complete extensive legal and practical training, and they have the power of arrest. For some being a Special Constable is a stepping stone into a possible future career as a regular Officer, whilst for others […]

Renewed appeal after 87-year-old cyclist dies following York collision

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The collision happened on Saturday 13 July at around 2.30pm on the on A1237 between the Copmanthorpe and Woodthorpe roundabouts. It involved a bright blue BMW travelling towards Clifton Moor and the pedal cyclist who was crossing the road. The cyclist, an 87-year-old man from York, was airlifted to hospital with multiple serious injuries but […]

CCTV appeal following supermarket theft

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The theft occurred at the Asda store on Layerthorpe at around 5.50pm on 9 May 2019. Goods worth almost £100 were stolen, including Yankee candles and a cushion. Officers are asking members of the public to get in touch if they recognise the person in the image, as they believe he will have information that […]