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Archive – November, 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 for information after red kite poisoned in Ryedale

Posted on in News stories, Wildlife Crime

North Yorkshire Police is appealing for information after a red kite was found poisoned in woodland near the A64 between Scampston and Rillington. The bird was found in April 2020 and immediately taken to a vet but unfortunately was in such terrible condition that the decision was made to put it to sleep. Results have […]

“Something’s Not Right” – national drive to protect victims of child abuse

Posted on in News stories

Called ‘Something’s Not Right’, the month-long campaign encourages young people to recognise different forms of abuse, report it and get help. It uses animated adverts aimed at secondary school pupils aged 13+, running across Instagram, Snapchat and Facebook. Young people are directed to a dedicated page on the NSPCC service Childline where they can access […]

Police warning after six burglary arrests in Harrogate

Posted on in Burglary, News stories

Police in Harrogate district are urging residents to be vigilant after six people were arrested in connection with a spate of burglaries. Most of the properties were targeted during the hours of darkness. The majority were insecure and unattended. Officers are reminding residents to report anything suspicious and ensure their homes are secure and well […]

Stolen quad bike recovered within minutes by police in North Yorkshire, and suspect arrested

Posted on in News stories, Rural

The quad bike will be returned to its rightful owners, and the man remains in custody, where he is also being investigated for a number of other non-residential burglaries. Police have warned that quad bike thieves entering North Yorkshire will face an “immediate and robust” response to their offending. Just after 1.50am today, Monday 30 November […]

Appeal following assault on Lawrence Street, York

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened on Lawrence Street around 5.30pm on 20 November 2020 and involved a group of youths, one of which has assaulted a man who was walking past. In particular, we are appealing for information from anyone who may of witnessed the assault or saw a large group of youths on Lawrence Street at around […]