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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 […]

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, […]

Covid response update

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“During the past week (12-18 April 2021), North Yorkshire Police has issued only seven Covid-related Fixed Penalty Notices. They occurred at the weekend and they were all for indoor gatherings – four in Ripon and three in Scarborough. In line with the gradual easing of the lockdown, our focus is very much on reacting to […]

Just the ticket: York PCSO uses local bus routes to connect with communities

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A Police Community Support Officer (PCSO) is boarding popular bus routes in York where members of the public can chat to them about any issues affecting their community. PCSO Ollie Maskell, of the York Neighbourhood Policing Team, is leading the initiative which is being done in full compliance with Covid restrictions for public transport, including […]

A new partnership launches in York to tackle underage drinking

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CAPs are made up of partnerships between local authorities, police, schools, retailers, neighbourhood groups and health providers, working together to prevent alcohol-related harm to young people and improve the quality of life for residents. 215 schemes have now been launched across England, Scotland and Wales.  In York, partners include North Yorkshire Police, City of York Council, Licensing, Youth Justice, Youth […]