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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.

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

Posted on in News stories

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 […]

Appeal for wanted man Joshua David Greaves

Posted on in News stories

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

Posted on in News stories

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 […]