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Archive – August, 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.

Police team up with wildlife experts to protect marine mammals and seabirds

Posted on in News stories, Rural, Wildlife Crime

A new operation launches today to ensure dolphins, seals, birds and other animals on the coast of North Yorkshire and Humberside can go about their lives without disruption The Yorkshire coast is important for marine mammals, including whales, dolphins and seals. Their numbers are thought to be increasing, particularly close inshore from Scarborough southwards – […]

Swift action & public support sees Scarborough drug suspect in court within 24 hours

Posted on in News stories

The 20-year-old man from Cumbria was arrested on the morning of Wednesday 26 August after officers received reports of suspected drug dealing in Scarborough town centre. Following a short chase on foot, the man was detained on Vernon Road with the assistance of members of the public. Officers seized a large quantity of suspected class […]

Arrests made following burglary at Skipton jewellers

Posted on in News stories

Around 2.43am this morning (28 August 2020) H Samuel jewellers on Skipton High Street was broken into and a large quantity of jewellery stolen from the shop. Officers were quickly on scene and identified leads which when combined with local knowledge, resulted in two men being raised as suspects. As a result, this morning these […]

Appeal following two assaults involving man and woman in York

Posted on in Local appeals

The first incident happened at Yates’s on Church Lane at around 4pm. It is also believed that the same individuals were then involved in a second assault incident in an area described as the “water front”  at around 8pm. Both assaults involved a man and a woman. The man is aged in his mid-40s and […]

Man in 70s dies in collision north of York

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Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident, or anyone who may have dashcam footage that could help their investigation. The collision took place on Sheriff Hutton Road, Strensall and was reported at 9.15am today. Both the cyclist and HGV driver were believed to be heading out of a junction that connects an agricultural site […]

CCTV appeal following assault at the Ralph Fitz Randal in Richmond

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It happened at The Ralph Fitz Randal Wetherspoon pub, on Queens Road at approximately 11.15pm on Saturday 1 August 2020 and involved two males trying to gain entry to the public house. They were refused entry and are believed to have became verbally abusive and aggressive before both  males assaulted two of the door staff. […]