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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 recent violence in York city centre

Posted on in Local appeals

The incident happened on Low Ousegate between 9pm and 10pm on Tuesday 17 December and involved two groups of people; one made up of males, the other a mixed group of males and females. It is believed the group of males were aged in their twenties. It is believed that a female was assaulted and […]

78-year-old Filey man jailed for a number of child sex offences

78-year-old Filey man jailed for a number of child sex offences

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David Hudghton from Filey appeared at Doncaster Crown Court yesterday, Thursday 19 December 2019 and pleaded not guilty to all charges. However, a jury found him guilty of eight charges of sexually assaulting a child under 13 and five charges of causing a child to engage in sexual activity. Alongside the prison sentence, Hudghton was […]

North Yorkshire Police donates hundreds of pounds worth of food to local foodbanks

Posted on in Blogs, News stories

Reverse advent calendars work by filling boxes every day with helpful items that can then be taken to food banks in order to help those less fortunate that are struggling at Christmas time. The force decided to organise a force-wide collection of donations after realising that many teams were already carrying out similar initiatives individually. […]

‘Not cricket’ – police in rural sports clubs security warning

‘Not cricket’ – police in rural sports clubs security warning

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Between 2pm on Sunday 15 December and 2pm on Monday 16 December 2019, a container was broken into at Sicklinghall Cricket Club and valuable machinery stolen from within. The equipment, for cutting cricket fields, was worth thousands of pounds. Police are investigating, and are appealing for any information about the burglary. Officers are also advising […]

Police search for vulnerable Scarborough man who may be travelling around Yorkshire

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Richard Lindsay, 56, is from Scarborough but officers believe he could be travelling throughout Yorkshire, probably on public transport. Mr Lindsay went missing from his home in the coastal town on Tuesday, 10th December. He was last seen in Rotherham, South Yorkshire on Friday, 13 December and was reported missing the next day. He is […]