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Volunteer Police Cadets return…and they are on the look-out for new recruits for 2021

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North Yorkshire Police’s Citizens in Policing Team have been working hard to re-start the sessions in line with strict COVID-19 guidelines. This has involved finding new and independent venues with sole use, so that they can keep the cadets and leaders as safe as possible during the pandemic. The first group to return was the […]

Cryptocurrency scams lose thousands of pounds for North Yorkshire residents

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North Yorkshire Police is issuing a stark warning to anyone considering investing in cryptocurrency, after incidents in the county have resulted in nearly £300,000 being lost to scammers. Individuals claiming to be working for investment trading companies have offered to invest in bitcoin on the victim’s behalf, when in reality the money is stolen with […]

A19 Incident – Wednesday 23 September 2020

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Around 5.30pm yesterday evening (Wednesday 23 September), a HGV loaded with bulk containers of chemical products was travelling south along the A19 from the Mandale area of Cleveland. A number of motorists in the Cleveland area reported a white substance on the road, accompanied by a foul chemical smell, to Cleveland Police who responded to […]

UPDATED: Skeldergate Bridge, York – car in river

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Following the incident in York on 23 September when a car entered the River Ouse in York, the vehicle was recovered from the water at around 1am on 24 September. The driver of the car, a woman in her 40s was taken to hospital but was not seriously injured. The car had no other occupants […]

Stolen car recovered and four arrests in Ripon this morning

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Just before 11am this morning, a silver Ford Galaxy was reported stolen from a house in the city. Police immediately attended the area and began a search for the stolen car. Officers located the car abandoned at about 12.15pm. A number of people were seen running from it. Air support was called in from the […]