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Archive – September, 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 information following the robbery of a bike in York

Appeal for information following the robbery of a bike in York

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At around 8.30pm on Thursday 22 August 2019 a group of teenage boys were riding their bikes by the riverside in York between Scarborough Bridge and Lendal Bridge, when they passed a group of men and women, in their early twenties. who were sat at the side of the river. A verbal and physical altercation […]

Leeds woman sentenced after stealing over £17,000 worth of stock from employer

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Abbi Mae Jowers, 25 years, of Cliffe Park Crescent, Leeds, has received a two-year suspended prison sentence after ordering animal medications under the name of her employer, Vets4Pets, and selling them online for personal profit. Jowers worked at the practice on Hookstone Chase in Harrogate since July 2017 and was previously on the nursing team […]

CCTV appeal following theft of cosmetics at Monks Cross Shopping Park, York

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The thefts happened between 3.45 and 4.15pm on Wednesday 4 September 2019. Around £2500.00 worth of cosmetics were taken from Boots and £150.00 cosmetics were taken from Superdrug. Officers are asking members of the public to get in touch if they recognise the people in the CCTV images, as they believe they have information that […]

Appeal for witnesses following a burglary in Acomb

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Thieves broke into a flat at Martin Cheeseman Court between 6pm and 9.15pm on Tuesday 10 September 2019 and stole an amount of money from the property. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident and are appealing for any witnesses who may have information which would be […]

North Yorkshire joins national campaign against knife crime

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North Yorkshire Police is once again taking part in Operation Sceptre, a national week of action against knife crime which begins on Monday 16 September. The coordinated week of activity encourages members of the public, children, young people and their parents to hand in any knives or bladed weapons to local police stations so they […]

Rural Taskforce shortlisted for international policing award

Rural Taskforce shortlisted for international policing award

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The Rural Taskforce has been shortlisted in the World Class Policing Awards 2019, which organisers say “celebrate and acknowledge the best in all aspects of 21st century policing”. The awards also aim to showcase achievement and success, and promote the sharing and delivery of innovation and good practice. North Yorkshire Police’s Rural Taskforce is the […]