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Archive – 2020

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.

Three arrested in Richmond drugs operation

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Officers from North Yorkshire Police’s proactive drugs team, Operation Expedite, were carrying out patrols and observations in the area. At around 6pm in the Garden Village area of Richmond, they stopped a vehicle which they suspected was involved in drug dealing. The driver of the car, a man in his 20s from Richmond was searched […]

Appeal following large-scale fight at Skipton

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It reportedly involved two groups of mid-to-late teenage males. A silver car is believed to have left the scene with a smashed rear windscreen. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information from witnesses, CCTV or dash-cam footage. Anyone with information […]

York police appeal for key witness following violent incident

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The incident, which involved a group of people and resulted in a woman sustaining facial injuries, happened on the evening of 21 July at around 8.30pm. If you were the person that flagged the officers down, or anyone else who witnessed the incident or has any information that could assist the investigation, please contact the […]

Appeal: attempted burglary in New Easrwick, York

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It happened on Birch Close during the early hours of Thursday 13 August 2020 and involved a rear living room window being opened. Officers believe the alleged suspect/s may have been disturbed and left the scene empty-handed. In particular, we are appealing to anyone who saw or heard any suspicious activity or people in the […]

Appeal after naked man performs lewd act in Knaresborough

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Just after 4pm on Wednesday 12 August, a family were walking through the grounds of Mother Shipton’s Cave when a member of the family saw the naked man stood on a hill. It was seconds later that they noticed the man was also performing a lewd act. On realising he had been seen, the naked […]