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Archive – October, 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.

CCTV appeal following damage to Scarborough takeaway

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It happened on Sunday 20 October 2019 when a man entered Deals Takeaway on Castle Road. After being told there would be a wait for food, the man became aggressive towards the owner. He then allegedly caused an extensive amount of damage to the inside of the shop before leaving towards Aberdeen Walk. Anyone who […]

Do you the whereabouts of a wanted York man?

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Despite attempts to find Oakland, who also has connections to Selby, police have not been able to locate him. If you know his whereabouts, or have any other information which may help, please contact North Yorkshire Police by calling 101. If you would prefer to provide information anonymously, please contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on […]

Homeless charity arsonist in Harrogate is sent to prison

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62-year-old Kenneth Fowler (pictured), of no fixed address, destroyed thousands of pounds worth of clothing which had been donated by the public when he set fire to a shed behind Wesley Methodist Church in Harrogate. Last week, a judge at York Crown Court jailed him for 16 months. Emergency services were called to the church […]

Graduates, non-graduates, ‘career movers’ and ‘career starters’ – North Yorkshire Police announces latest drive for police officers

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The latest campaign, which is live until 9am on 25 November, comes hot on the heels of a campaign to recruit more PCSOs.  It is the latest step in delivering a pledge made by the Police, Fire & Crime Commissioner, Julia Mulligan, to boost the number of frontline police working in North Yorkshire’s communities. The […]

Appeal following fail to stop road traffic collision

Appeal following fail to stop road traffic collision

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It happened on Alness Drive at around 8.30am and involved a BMW and another car which failed to stop at the scene. The owner of the BMW, a woman in her late 60s, was placing her grandchild into the rear seat of her car when the offending vehicle collided with her open rear door, pinning […]