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Appeal for Craven residents to review their home security following spate of burglaries

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Since February 2018, 35 homes, sheds and outbuildings have been burgled. Eight of these burglaries have involved criminals using a blowtorch on a UPVC door to expose the lock and then gain access to the property. The properties which have been targeted are in the Sutton-in-Craven and Crosshills areas, with similar incidents being reported over […]

Sentences follow violent disturbance in Scarborough

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Police were called to a report that a large group of people were fighting in the street outside a nightclub in Ramshill, Scarborough, in the early hours of 11 June 2017. The disturbance resulted in four people being injured, including a man who received facial fractures and another who was knocked unconscious. A plain-clothes police […]

Drugs seized after morning raid in York

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At 9.30am, officers forced entry to a property on Dale Street, off Nunnery Lane. Inside the house, they located an amount of cannabis, and syringes containing a brown substance. The warrant was executed by the York South Neighbourhood Policing Team, with support from the force’s Operational Support Unit. Police were acting on information received from […]

Wanted man James Connors sought by police

Wanted man James Connors sought by police

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James Connors, 26, of Malton, was jailed for burglary, and released in January 2018. However, his release licence was revoked on 19 April after he breached his curfew conditions, and he will be returned to prison. Connors has links to Malton and Leeds, and therefore may be in North or West Yorkshire. If you see […]

FIFA World Cup 2018 Ticket Alert

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The 2018 FIFA World Cup will take place from 14th June – 15th July 2018.  The worldwide demand for match tickets is expected to be significant. Action Fraud have been alerted to several websites which are offering World Cup Tickets for sale, some at highly inflated prices. A FIFA spokesperson said: “FIFA regards the illicit […]

Two arrests after A64 police pursuit

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At about 6.10pm on Monday 23 April 2018, a black Toyota Auris failed to stop for officers on the A64 near Tadcaster. North Yorkshire Police officers pursed the vehicle along the A64 eastbound into York and then back onto the A64 westbound, deploying a ‘stinger’ device and making tactical contact with the car. It came […]