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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.

Appeal for wanted man John Patrick Collins

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He is wanted after failing to appear at York Crown Court to answer charges of drink driving, driving whilst disqualified and perverting the course of justice. Officers have carried out numerous enquiries to locate him but he remains at large. Mr Collins usually works on building sites around North Yorkshire and lives on local caravan […]

18-year-old “county lines” drug pusher handed suspended sentence

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Emile Riggon, who was just 17 when police arrested him, was sentenced at York Crown Court on Monday 29 July 2019. Riggon was caught when police called at a flat in Harrogate after receiving information about suspicious activity. He tried to escape from officers but failed. A subsequent search of a bag he was wearing […]

New ‘Be Informed’ text service launched in York to tackle anti-social behaviour

New ‘Be Informed’ text service launched in York to tackle anti-social behaviour

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Called Be Informed, the service is designed to keep parents and carers in the loop about incidents of anti-social behaviour (ASB) in their local area. Delivered through the North Yorkshire Community Messaging service, Be Informed enables officers, who have attended an incident of ASB in York, to send a text message to a list subscribers, […]

Urgent appeal to find missing York man

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33 year-old Jimmy Hebbron (pictures) was last seen at about 11.30am this morning (Monday 29 July) in the Chapelfields/Acomb area in York. He is described at 6ft 6 ins tall, with a bald/shaved head, a bushy beard and wears black heavy-framed glasses. He is believed to be wearing a yellow t-shirt, dark grey joggers, navy […]