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Archive – May, 2020

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York drug dealing suspects arrested after city-wide raids

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On the morning of Friday May 22 2020, North Yorkshire Police officers executed warrants, forcing entry into four different properties. At a house in Dunnington, two suspects – a 33-year-old man and a 34-year-old woman – were arrested. At an address on Melrosegate, a further suspect, a 28-year-old man, was arrested. An amount of suspected […]

Warning to pet owners after cat injured by spring trap in Linton Falls

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On 18 May 2020, North Yorkshire Police received a report that a cat had suffered injuries after its leg was caught in a spring trap in the Linton Falls area of Wharfedale. The cat is believed to have been caught in the untethered trap whilst out in the area and then made its way home […]

Appeal for information after damage was caused to vehicles in Richmond

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The offences occurred overnight between Tuesday, 19 May and Wednesday, 20 May when two vehicles were damaged after a considerable amount of paint was thrown over them. Anyone with information which could assist with the investigation is urged to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for James Bowie. Alternatively, you […]

Appeal for information following an assault in York

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The incident occurred at around 8.30pm on Sunday, 24 May on the cycle track which runs along Acorn Rugby Club, Thanet Road in York. The incident involved a man and a woman in their 20s and we are appealing to anyone who can help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident to come forward. Anyone […]

Speeds of 130mph enforced this weekend: Police vow to continue “robust” response to save lives

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Motorists were also recorded travelling through 30mph residential areas at almost twice the speed limit. It comes after police warned motorists they were intensifying their efforts to prevent speeding and other motoring offences as roads become busier after some lockdown measures were eased. On Friday, North Yorkshire Police announced a high-profile police presence was being […]

Think ahead and limit the spread

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It’s expected the late May holiday weekend will see more people heading for open spaces and countryside to explore and take their exercise. So the agencies leading the fight against Covid-19 in the York and North Yorkshire area are asking everyone to think carefully and plan ahead. Richard Flinton, Chair of North Yorkshire Local Resilience […]