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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.

Man arrested and banned from Craven after police pursue quad bike suspects

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At 2.30pm on Sunday 13 October 2019, North Yorkshire Police received a call from a member of the public in the Kilnsey area, reporting two men behaving suspiciously around a premises where quad bikes were parked. North Yorkshire Police officers immediately made towards the area. At 3.20pm, a further report was received of an attempted […]

Appeal following a recent robbery in Knaresborough

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It happened at the junction of Park Row and Stockwell Lane at approximately 6.30pm and 6.45pm on Saturday 12 October 2019. A woman was walking down Park Row towards Stockwell Lane when she was approached by a man from behind who grabbed hold of her handbag. The woman was pulled to the floor while holding […]

No place for hate in North Yorkshire

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Taking place from Saturday 12 to Saturday 19 October, the campaign seeks to target victims and communities to reinforce the message that there is #NoPlaceForHate in North Yorkshire and emphasise the importance of reporting hate crime. Hate crime is a criminal act motivated by a prejudice towards an individual. A hate crime incident is an […]

Equality initiative launched in Selby

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North Yorkshire Police, working in partnership with the Selby District Equality Network and Selby District AVS, will launch the initiative, called Equality for Everyone, on Monday 14 October. Neighbourhood Policing Inspector Martin Wedgwood said: “We are keen to create an easily accessible vehicle for support, providing a choice of people to contact with concerns and […]

Police release identity of woman found dead near Catterick

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The body was that of 30-year-old Natalie Harker from Colburn. Detective Inspector Steve Menzies of the Major Investigation Team, said: “This is a very tragic case which has left a family devastated. “I am appealing for anyone who was close to Natalie to get in touch. If you were a friend, a colleague, or part […]

York CCTV appeal following theft of handbag at Browns

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It happened on St Sampson Square at around 4.20pm on 18 September 2019. Officers are asking members of the public to get in touch if they recognise the people in the images as they believe they will have information that will help the investigation. Anyone with any information is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police […]