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Archive – August, 2020

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Police attend four suspected poaching incidents after calls from vigilant residents

Posted on in News stories, Rural

The calls follow the launch of a high-impact campaign urging residents in rural areas to report all such incidents to the police. In the early hours of Tuesday 11 August, a farmer challenged a group of men with dogs in a Vauxhall Zafira, suspected of poaching on land near South Otterington, Northallerton. The suspects made […]

Appeal following Eastfield incident of criminal damage

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened on Dale Edge at 12.40am hours on Wednesday 12 August 2020. At this time, an unknown offender has smashed a large front window and front door of a property. Just prior to the incident a large group of people where seen in the front garden of the property We are requesting the public’s […]

Man charged with drink driving after being spotted on CCTV

Posted on in News stories

Two men were spotted on CCTV in Scarborough on Monday (10 August) appearing to be abusive to members of the public. When approached by North Yorkshire Police officers, the men then directed their abusive comments to the officers, and were behaving in a way which led police to believe they were under the influence of […]

Appeal after teenager injured in serious collision in Thirsk

Posted on in News stories

It happened at about 3.15pm on Tuesday 11 August 2020, and involved a pedal cycle that was travelling out of the Stoneacre entrance, and a grey Ford Focus that was travelling from Tesco towards Stoneacre. The cyclist, a 14-year-old boy, suffered serious head injuries and was airlifted to Leeds General Infirmary, where he remains in […]

Police cordon on Scarborough’s Franklin Street lifted

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It follows an incident, which was reported to police at around 4am on Wednesday 12 August. When officers arrived, a man climbed on to the roof of a building. A cordon was in put in place whilst emergency services, including a police negotiator, firearms officers and a police dog team, responded. At around 10am the […]

Two arrested in York as police continue crack down on county lines

Posted on in News stories

They were arrested in the Clifton Ings area on the morning of Tuesday 11 August 2020 following proactive policing activity in the area. They have since been released on conditional police bail to allow further enquiries to be carried out. “County Lines” is the term used to describe a form of organised crime where criminals […]