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UPDATED: Police set up boxing and powerlifting club for young people in the Boroughbridge area

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Local police in Boroughbridge and Knaresborough have set up a boxing and powerlifting club for young people. The first boxing session on Monday 3 September saw a fantastic response from local young people. Organiser, Police Community Support Officer Jak Bell, said: “We far exceeded the number of young people we expected and they all enjoyed it […]

Police in York take antisocial riders off the road and seize vehicles in new operation

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Operation Confiscate has been launched in response to residents’ complaints about antisocial motorcycle riders in York. Local neighbourhood policing teams have joined forces with roads policing officers to identify illegal and nuisance riders and get them off the road. They are using off-road police motorbikes -which are new to the force – marked and unmarked […]

CCTV appeal in Selby taxi rank assault

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The incident happened on James Street taxi rank in Selby town centre at approximately 1.25am on Sunday 22 July 2018, when a man and a woman were assaulted. The woman was pushed to the ground and the man was punched in the face and required hospital treatment for facial injuries. Officers have carried out extensive […]

Appeal after tractor trailer is stolen from the Eggborough area

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It occurred at a farm in the Eggborough area between 3pm on 26 August and 7am on 27 August 2018. The blue trailer is 28ft long and has “Philip Watkins” written in red down the side and is displaying the registration plate YN65 DMX on the back. It is believed the trailer was removed using a tractor. […]

Police warning to high-performance car owners as investigations continue into cash machine thefts

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In recent months, there have been a series of ATM thefts across the county and a region-wide investigation is ongoing to identify and arrest the offenders. The build-up to these incidents usually involves the theft of a JCB or telehandler heavy plant machinery to forcibly remove the cash machine from the local area, a Transit-type […]