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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.

Appeal following burglary on The Village in Wigginton

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened on The Village, Wigginton, York, at approximately 11am on Saturday 24 October when the victim returned home and noticed that the rear door had been smashed and the burglar alarm was sounding.A number of items were stolen from within the house including: 4 x 9ct gold bangles 1 x necklace Cross Necklace – […]

Over £300,000 recovered from accounts suspected of use in money laundering

Posted on in Fraud, News stories

After receiving information about a company that was suspected of laundering money from investment scams, North Yorkshire Police identified two business bank accounts which they believed held monies obtained through fraud. Using powers introduced in the Criminal Finances Act 2017, Account Freezing Orders (AFO’s) were obtained on both bank accounts and a frozen funds investigation […]

Settle: Brave police officers arrest violent man armed with hammer

Posted on in News stories

27 October 2020 UPDATE: A 54-year-old has been charged with three counts of assaulting an emergency worker, making threats to kill, three counts of criminal damage to vehicles, possession of an offensive weapon (long claw hammer) and possession of cannabis. He was remanded in custody and was due to appear at York Magistrates’ Court on […]

Police use stinger device to halt suspected dangerous drug driver following anonymous tip-off from McDonald’s customer

Posted on in News stories

The call was made to the Force Control Room at 12.08am today (Monday 26 October 2020) from the fast-food restaurant at Bilbrough Top, Tadcaster Road, on the outskirts of York. It was reported that a man seemed to be under the influence of drugs while ordering food inside the restaurant. He then left and got […]