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Archive – August, 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 announces new City Task Force in York

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The new City Task Force will be responsible for proactively disrupting those involved in criminality, targeting specific crimes and night time economy related ASB in the city. Consisting of a include a police sergeant and seven police officers, the team will work to address city issues and concerns working collaboratively with a range of public […]

Whitby man jailed for three years following alert from police in Australia

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Nathan Peter Smith, 29, of Helredale Road, was jailed by York Crown Court last week after pleading guilty to three counts of possessing indecent images of children and one count of distributing indecent images of children. Police in South Australia arrested a local man on suspicion of distributing images of child abuse and discovered images […]

Appeal for information after collision on A19 near Exelby Services

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The incident happened around 7.45am on 28  August close to Exelby Services near Ingleby Arncliffe when a black Ford Fiesta travelling northwards crossed the central reservation and collided with an HGV on the opposite carriageway. The driver of the car, an 18 year-old man, was trapped in the vehicle before being freed by firefighters. He […]

Ten questions not to ask the police

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Can you give me directions to… It might seem ridiculous but our Communications Officers genuinely do receive calls from members of the public asking for directions to get to a particular place and sometimes even advice on where to park their cars when they get there! I’ve missed the last train home. Can someone give […]