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Police investigate cash machine incident in York

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Police were called to the Co-op shop on Beckfield Lane at around 5.10am today. Enquries and forensic tests are currently taking place and it is not currently believed that any money was stolen. Officers are asking anyone who saw anything suspicious in the area, or who has any other information that could help the investigation, […]

Six arrest in York linked to “county lines” drug dealing

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Automatic Number Plate Recognition technology has been instrumental in locating suspects travelling in and out of the area, while others were found thanks to concerns raised about a disturbance at property in York. In the first incident on the evening of 10 November 2018, three people were arrested, including two 17-year-olds boys and a 21-year-old […]

Is your vehicle winter-ready? Make sure with our five-minute test

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Drivers are advised to carry out a several basic checks, which will take around five minutes: All your exterior light bulbs are working. In particular, check brake lights and all beam settings on your headlights as bulbs can blow due to suddenly being used more at this time of year. Check your wiper blades are […]

Appeal to find wanted man Alfred (Alfie) Phillip Dear

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Mr Dear, 45, from York and Hull is wanted after failing to attend Leeds Crown Court in connection with drug offences. In October 2018 he was found guilty in his absence of conspiracy to supply class A drugs and is due to be sentenced in December. Officers have carried out numerous enquiries to locate him and are […]

Police say thank you to motorists following “significant” reduction in road deaths and serious injuries

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Officers said changing driver behaviour is largely responsible, following a raft of education and enforcement campaigns, and thanked motorists for “working with us to cut casualties”. The county’s figures buck the trend of a 12% rise across England and Wales during the same period – between 2010 and 2017. It also puts North Yorkshire Police […]

Three theft suspects arrested thanks to ANPR

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Just after 4pm on Wednesday 14 November 2018, police received a report of the theft of mobile phones from the o2 shop in Selby after two men entered the store and took four phones worth around £3,000 before running from the store. Officers were also aware of a similar incident in Durham, an attempted theft in Harrogate, […]