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Safeguarding victims of fraud is everyone’s business

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Protecting people from becoming victims of fraud and supporting those who have been targeted by fraudsters is something we work hard to do all year round but this year’s Safeguarding Week couldn’t have fallen at a more appropriate time. Since March 2020, the country and the way in which we live have both changed significantly. […]

Safeguarding Week 2020 – How the police and partners work together to safeguard victims of domestic abuse

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Featuring representatives from domestic abuse charity IDAS (Independent Domestic Abuse Services), North Yorkshire County Council, City of York Council and Supporting Victims in North Yorkshire, the video is just the first of what is hoped to be a series of videos offering information, advice and support to those experiencing physical, mental or emotional abuse. North […]

Overnight rural patrols near Selby see uninsured car taken off the roads

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Officers from North Yorkshire Police’s Rural Taskforce were on duty in Whitley, south of Selby, in the early hours of this morning, when they spotted a Vauxhall Insignia car in suspicious circumstances. It was stopped, and the two male occupants searched. Although nothing was found, the car was uninsured, so it was seized by police. […]

Appeal following commercial burglary in Baldersby

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It happened between 8pm on Thursday 11 June and 6.45am on Friday 12 June 2020 when the following items were stolen: Two white Honda CRB125 motorbikes A Yamaha R6 motorbike Two Honda generators Following enquiries, one of the Honda motorbikes was in recovered in Middlesbrough last week however officers are still appealing for information about […]