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Anti-social behaviour at Thornton le Dale car park

Anti-social behaviour at Thornton le Dale car park

Posted on in Local appeals

A number of complaints have been made in relation to the public car park on Maltongate. Vehicles are reported to being driven at speed, dangerously and occupants littering the area. This is causing a nuisance to local residents. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incidents, and advise […]

Appeal following an assault in Whitby

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened on York Terrace at 8am on Saturday 13 June and involved an altercation between a man and a woman. A member of the public intervened, resulting him being assaulted by the man. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. Anyone with information that could assist […]

National Volunteers’ Week: the volunteers putting in extra hours during COVID-19

Posted on in News stories

The team of ‘wonderful’ volunteers come from all walks of life and backgrounds covering a number of roles, who have between them volunteered 12,319 hours of their time over the last year supporting North Yorkshire Police. Throughout the year, they volunteer across a range of bespoke roles including Mobile Rural Watch, Welfare Checkers, Vehicle Checkers, […]

Rural Taskforce teams up to tackle cross-border rural crime in Scarborough and Ryedale

Rural Taskforce teams up to tackle cross-border rural crime in Scarborough and Ryedale

Posted on in News stories, Rural

On Saturday 30 May 2020, officers from North Yorkshire Police’s Rural Taskforce joined forces with colleagues from Humberside Police, and members of volunteer watch schemes, for Operation Galaxy. The operation targeted people committing crime in rural areas, using automatic number-plate recognition (ANPR), proactive stop checks and information from the local community. At 11.30am, officers from […]