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Police spread the word about illegal motorcycles as action to target nuisance riders brings “significant results”

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They are trying to reach younger riders to educate them about how to stay safe and legal – and warn them of the consequences if they break the law. It’s part of Operation Confiscate, which was launched in response to residents’ complaints about antisocial motorcycle riders in York. Police Community Support Officers will be visiting […]

Local policing operation keeps York visitors safe

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York is an extremely safe place to visit, attracting business and leisure travellers from around the world. Now local police officers are working with Safer York and the city’s hospitality industry to help keep all visitors safe, including those who might be vulnerable or at risk. Under ‘Project Grace’, led by York Neighbourhood Policing officers, […]

Appeal to find wanted York man with connections to Leeds

Appeal to find wanted York man with connections to Leeds

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Officers want to speak to him in connection with an investigation into a fire at a property in Melbourne Street, York on 6 July 2018. Extensive enquiries have been carried out to find Mr Townsend, who also has connections to  Leeds, but he remains outstanding. Anyone who has seen him or knows where he is […]

Appeal to find wanted York man Owen Barker

Appeal to find wanted York man Owen Barker

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Mr Barker is wanted for failing to attend York Magistrates Court on charges of theft and burglary and a warrant has been issued by the court for his arrest. Anyone who has seen Mr Barker or knows where he is now, is asked to call North Yorkshire Police on 101, and pass information to the […]