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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.

North Yorkshire Police’s Control Room welcomes the army as they prepare for Afghanistan

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With the FCR being the first touch point for the vast majority of the incidents the force deal with, Control Room staff are trained to expect the unexpected and to be ready to deal with any situation which may arise. That’s why, when colleagues from the Army asked if they could visit the force’s control […]

Arrests and dash-cam appeal after police pursuit in Harrogate

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At midday on Wednesday 17 July 2019, officers attempted to stop a bronze/silver-coloured Ford Focus on North Park Road, Harrogate. After initially stopping, the vehicle then made off. A pursuit took place, and the Focus travelled on Queens Parade, then left on to York Place, then right onto Oatlands Drive. It was later found abandoned […]

Vehicle tampered with

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened between Friday 12 July and Monday 15 July 2019 while the blue BMX X1 estate was parked at the junction of  Oldman Court and Doherty Walk. Someone tampered with the car’s brake cables, rendering it inoperable and putting the user of the vehicle at risk. We are requesting the public’s help to establish […]

Appeal following serious injury to a domestic cat

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened on Ridgeway in Eastfield, Scarborough on 11 July 2019. On the day of the incident, members of the public reported seeing a female walking on the street carrying two small BB hand guns. She was described as white, 14-16 years old, 5ft tall and of slim build. She had shoulder length blonde hair […]

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 […]

“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 […]