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UPDATE – Statement from North Yorkshire Police in response to breach of Covid Regulations at The Grey Horse pub, Main Street, Elvington, York, on Remembrance Sunday (8 November 2020)

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“For clarity, Punch Taverns used their own internal procedure to terminate the employment of the Designated Premises Supervisor.  “North Yorkshire Police’s licensing department engaged with Punch Taverns during this process and evidence was provided regarding this incident, including body worn video from the attending officers.” Statement issued 12 November 2020: Statement from North Yorkshire Police […]

Statement from Supt Mike Walker on travel between tiers

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“From today, Wednesday 2 December, we move into the tiered local restrictions and guidance around travel becomes specific to each tier. I would encourage residents to consult the relevant Government guidance for their area and ensure they are aware of what they can and can’t do. “Those living in tier 3 areas are advised not […]

Suspected ‘2 in 1’ burglars arrested following police pursuit

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At around 3am, North Yorkshire Police received a report that a black Audi Q7 had just been stolen from a driveway on Water End in York. Offenders had entered the victim’s home by smashing a ground floor window to get the vehicle’s car keys before driving off in the car. Officers were immediately deployed to […]

Drugs warrant results in two arrests in Harrogate

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North Yorkshire Police officers based in Harrogate, working alongside the force’s Operational Support Unit, entered a flat on Knaresborough Road, Harrogate, under the Misuse of Drugs Act on Friday 27 November 2020. Drugs and other drug paraphernalia were recovered, including so-called ‘cannabis edibles’. A 27-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to the […]

Appeal for information after red kite poisoned in Ryedale

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North Yorkshire Police is appealing for information after a red kite was found poisoned in woodland near the A64 between Scampston and Rillington. The bird was found in April 2020 and immediately taken to a vet but unfortunately was in such terrible condition that the decision was made to put it to sleep. Results have […]