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Fraud investigators warn of old scam with a new twist

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The woman, who lives in the Richmondshire area, received a phone call to tell her that it was time to renew her ‘boiler’ insurance, to insure against her heating breaking down this winter Believing she was speaking to her existing insurance provider, the woman gave the fraudsters her bank account details. Using that information the thieves set […]

Appeal following burglary at Carphone Warehouse Skipton

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It happened at the store on Water Street between 2.45am and 3.20am in the early hours of Saturday 8 September 2018 when 70 brand new, packaged mobile phones were stolen. The suspects are believed to be two males in their late teens to early 20s. Officers are appealing to anyone who was in the area at the […]

Appeal following York moped theft

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The moped was taken from the Barfield Avenue area and discarded near to Hull Road in York. It happened on 30 August 2018. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information about the individuals involved who may have been seen pushing a […]

Appeal after children’s library bus damaged by criminals

Appeal after children’s library bus damaged by criminals

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It happened at Grove Road school between 5pm hours on 4 September and 10am on 5 September 2018. One of the windows of the double decker, which has been parked up and converted into a library, was shattered. In particular, we are appealing for information about anyone seen in the school grounds between the hours […]

Appeal following shop theft in Scarborough

Appeal following shop theft in Scarborough

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Officers want to speak to a man pictured by CCTV after a man an a woman entered a department store and stole several items. It happened at Boyes at 1.15pm on 26 May. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101. If you wish to remain anonymous, you […]

Appeal for information following burglary in Foxholes

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It happened overnight on 3 / 4 September 2018, when a business premises on the edge of the village was targeted. Offender(s) have driven across a stubble field at the rear of the premises and then climbed over a fence and gained access to the premises. A number of items were stolen and a CCTV […]