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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.

What’s what3words and why is it useful? A blog from our Inspector Mark Proctor

Posted on in Blogs, News stories

Our Force Control Room began using the app when we found its simple address system was a useful tool in helping to find lost, injured or distressed people who did not know where they were. It’s now used by many other departments in the force including operations planning teams, search advisors and at scene guards. […]

Road sweeper driver jailed for dangerous and drink driving

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29-year-old Ariel Babiarz of Maudsley Street, Accrington, Lancashire pleaded guilty to drink driving and dangerous driving after causing two collisions and overturning the seven and a half tonne road sweeper he was driving. On Saturday 9 March 2019 Babiarz was driving on the B6480 in High Bentham when he collided with a red Volkswagen Lupo. […]

Woman sexually assaulted in York

Posted on in Local appeals

The victim was dropped off at Milton Street, York, at about midnight. She remembers walking along Rawdon Avenue just before 3am. At this stage she is unable to remember how she has reached this location. A resident of Rawdon Avenue called a taxi on her behalf to take her back to her home address. Despite […]

York paedophile Keith Ryman (76) – formerly known as Keith Leggett – convicted of sex attack on young girl in 1968

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Keith Ryman, aged 76, appeared before York Crown Court – sitting at Doncaster Crown Court due to the need for disabled access for the defendant – on Friday (13 September 2019) after being found guilty of the offence committed in the York area in 1968. While still going by his former name of Keith Leggett, […]