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New police Commander for York and Selby

New police Commander for York and Selby

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Lindsey replaces Superintendent Adam Thomson, who is taking up a secondment to a specialist national policing role, based in London. Lindsey’s career at North Yorkshire Police started in 2004 as a response officer in the Selby District.  She was promoted to Sergeant on the response and then neighbourhood teams at York, where she worked predominantly […]

Four stolen vehicles recovered thanks to proactive policing teams

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On the morning of 15 January 2018, officers received a report that flat-bed truck had been stolen from Nelson in Lancashire and the vehicle’s tracker showed it to be in the Harrogate area. Officers located the vehicle at a service station on Harrogate Road in Ripon where it was intercepted and where it became apparent […]

Specialist teams deployed in search for missing Carol Latham from Skipton

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Carol left her home in Carleton Road, Skipton, between 9.15am and 11.15am on Monday 15 January 2018, and has not been seen since. She is described as 5ft 4in tall, of medium build with red / brown short hair. It us unknown what she was wearing when she left the house. Officers are extremely concerned […]

CCTV appeal after fuel theft in Ripon

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It happened at the BP Garage on North Road at 10.25pm on Friday, 12 January. Anyone who recognises the woman pictured, or has any further information, should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for Lana Beardsley. You can also email PC Beardsley on lana.beardsley@northyorkshirepolice.pnn.police.uk. Alternatively, call Crime stoppers anonymously on […]

CCTV appeal after bottles of spirits stolen from Stokesley shop

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A man entered the Co-op store in the high street at around 5.45pm on Friday, January 5 and stole three bottles of spirits. Police want to speak to a man pictured by CCTV in connection with their investigations.   Anyone who recognises the man in the images or has any other information should contact North […]