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Archive – October, 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.

Catalytic converter warning after spate of thefts in York

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Officers are urging people to be vigilant, take steps to secure their vehicles, and report any suspicious activity immediately – to help make the city a ‘no go area’ for the thieves. Just before 1am today, Friday 23 October 2020, police were called to the Acomb area, where a resident reported he had disturbed a […]

Half-term message from North Yorkshire Police

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With the current circumstances, many people’s plans may have been changed, postponed or sadly cancelled and lots of kids may find themselves at a loose end, wondering what they can and can’t do over the week-long break. Over the past weeks, officers across the region have responded to a number of reports of young people […]

Cannabis grow located and removed thanks to local community

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Yesterday (21 October 2020) officers from North Yorkshire Police’s Catterick Neighbourhood Policing Team attended a disused barn on farmland in the village of Hunton to find a large-scale cannabis grow in its early stages. Members of the local community had reported suspicious activity at the barn with a number of vehicles and people coming and […]

Police patience foils suspected rural burglar, caught after high-speed pursuit

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Police were called at 8.45pm on Tuesday 20 October 2020, by a farmer south of Malton, reporting suspicious activity on their premises, prompting concerns that suspects may be intending to steal equipment or other valuable items. That night, officers from North Yorkshire Police’s Roads Policing Group and Operational Support Unit deployed in unmarked vehicles at […]

Further appeal for information after woman who died in A165 collision named

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21 year-old Georgia Porter was travelling along the A165 near Filey on 29 August 2020, when she was involved in a serious collision. The incident happened around 4.35pm on Saturday 29 August at the junction with the A1039 King Hill near Muston, Filey and involved a collision between a blue Volkswagen Beetle and Georgia’s dark-coloured […]