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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.

Appeal following theft of motor vehicle in Filey

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It happened around 8.15pm on Monday 19 August 2019 when a white Peugeot Bippa van was stolen from a parking space outside the New Kam San Chinese takeaway on Murray Street. It is believed the victim may have accidentally dropped the keys to his vehicle outside of the takeaway, which were then used to steal […]

CCTV appeal following a commercial burglary at Thor’s TIPI in York

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It happened  in the early hours of the morning between 1.30 and 2am on Friday 2 August 2019 and involved thieves breaking into an outbuilding and committing a commercial burglary. Police have released a CCTV image of three men they would like to speak to as they believe they will hold information which would assist […]

Appeal following theft of child’s tablet from Home Bargains in York

Appeal following theft of child’s tablet from Home Bargains in York

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The incident occurred at the  Home Bargains store on Foss Islands Road on Saturday 27 July 2019 at approximately 10.30am. A child’s had taken their tablet into the store, and had mistakenly left it in a basket. When the family realised the child’s tablet was left behind they returned to the store. However, it had […]

Appeal for witnesses following fatal motorcycle and tractor collision near Whitby

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In happened at around 5pm when a black Yamaha motorcycle, which was travelling with a group of motorcyclists from the direction of Whitby Abbey towards the village of Hawsker, was involved in a collision with a blue tractor which was travelling in the same direction. Sadly, the rider of the motorcycle a 54 year old […]

Do any of these items belong to you? Appeal to reunite stolen property with owners after Selby burglaries

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Officers are now hoping to reunite the items (pictured), which include wedding rings, watches, perfume, and pillowcases, with their rightful owners and are appealing for people to come forward. In the early hours of Tuesday 6 August, two burglaries occurred at houses in the villages of Chapel Haddlesey and West Haddlesey. Following checks on a […]

As safe as houses – the role of North Yorkshire Police in designing out crime

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But did you know that the police could already be involved in keeping you and your home safe, before your house and surrounding neighbourhood has even been built? North Yorkshire Police’s Designing Out Crime Officers work closely with architects, designers, developers and local authorities at the planning stage of new developments, to ensure crime prevention […]