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Archive – December, 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.

York Police go online to listen to public feedback

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With COVID-19 reducing the opportunities for officers to meet and talk to members of the public face-to-face, the team is now turning to video call technology to help. More people than ever are using Zoom, Microsoft Teams, FaceTime and other video calling services to keep up with family, friends and colleagues. And in York city […]

Police border patrols stepped-up while local authorities ensure Covid-19 alcohol with food rules are followed

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Following the move from the national lockdown during November into new Tier 2 restrictions on Wednesday (2 December 2020), partner agencies from across the area are working hard to help residents, businesses and visitors to stay within the Government’s Health Protection Regulations. North Yorkshire Police is carrying out high-visibility patrols along the force borders to […]

UPDATE – Statement from North Yorkshire Police in response to breach of Covid Regulations at The Grey Horse pub, Main Street, Elvington, York, on Remembrance Sunday (8 November 2020)

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“For clarity, Punch Taverns used their own internal procedure to terminate the employment of the Designated Premises Supervisor.  “North Yorkshire Police’s licensing department engaged with Punch Taverns during this process and evidence was provided regarding this incident, including body worn video from the attending officers.” Statement issued 12 November 2020: Statement from North Yorkshire Police […]

Statement from Supt Mike Walker on travel between tiers

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“From today, Wednesday 2 December, we move into the tiered local restrictions and guidance around travel becomes specific to each tier. I would encourage residents to consult the relevant Government guidance for their area and ensure they are aware of what they can and can’t do. “Those living in tier 3 areas are advised not […]

Suspected ‘2 in 1’ burglars arrested following police pursuit

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At around 3am, North Yorkshire Police received a report that a black Audi Q7 had just been stolen from a driveway on Water End in York. Offenders had entered the victim’s home by smashing a ground floor window to get the vehicle’s car keys before driving off in the car. Officers were immediately deployed to […]