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Archive – April, 2021

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.

CCTV appeal following York burglary

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Around 1.30pm on 31 March 2021, an individual entered a residential property on Hull Road, York and took a handbag and purse. The stolen bank cards were then used to make purchases at local shops. North Yorkshire Police is asking members of the public to get in touch if they recognise the man pictured on […]

Counter Terrorism Policing: Easing Lockdown Vigilance Campaign

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We are encouraging our officers and staff, as well as residents and businesses, to help tackle terrorism and save lives by reporting suspicious behaviour and activity. Always remember, communities defeat terrorism. Detective Inspector Dave Edwards, from North Yorkshire Police’s Prevent team, said: “As lockdown restrictions ease and the public can enjoy getting out and about […]

Appeal following assault in Northallerton

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened on the footpath near Applegarth Primary School around 8pm on Tuesday 20 April 2021 and involved a 15 year old teenager being assaulted by a group of youths. This resulted in the teenage boy sustaining minor injuries. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In […]

Stephen Lawrence Day 2021

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It is right to recognise that Steven was murdered because he was black. It is right to acknowledge that Steven’s family and many people from black backgrounds have been let down by policing. It is also right to reflect that although there are many positive changes made in policing and the wider criminal justice system […]

York police thank parents for support in reducing antisocial behaviour and pledge more patrols this weekend

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Last week, officers asked for parent’s cooperation in tackling the amount of antisocial behaviour and drinking experienced in the area over previous weekends. Officers also carried out high-visibility patrols into the early hours of the morning on Friday, Saturday and Sunday and put dispersal orders in place to deal with any groups causing antisocial behaviour […]

Appeal for witnesses to an affray on Crichton Avenue in York

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Appeal for witnesses to an affray on Crichton Avenue in York       At around 9.45pm on Saturday 17 April 2021 police were alerted to a silver coloured saloon vehicle which had allegedly been repeatedly driven into a stationary small white car, which was parked near to some shops on Crichton Avenue in York, […]