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Body found at Whitby

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Police were called just after 10am on Saturday 11 January 2020 to reports of a body on some rocks on the beach at Whitby. Sadly a man’s body was recovered from the scene and work is ongoing to confirm his identity and trace his next of kin. Enquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances that […]

Nepalese community support police in raising awareness of hate crime

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Members from the Catterick Nepalese community and Pandit Jyu very kindly offered their help to translate the web page, which provides information on hate crime, how to recognise it and how to make a report to the police. The page is already available in nine languages, ranging from Punjabi to Lithuanian and thanks to the […]

Man jailed after New Year’s assault on York police officers

Man jailed after New Year’s assault on York police officers

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Darren Robert Hamilton, 31, from Stockton-on-Tees, was sentenced to 36 weeks behind bars for assault, two counts of common assault and three counts of assaulting an emergency worker. North Yorkshire Police were called at 11.50pm on 31 December 2019 to a report of a man acting aggressively in a hotel on Station Road, York. Officers […]

Police seize suspected poachers’ car thanks to rural patrols in North York Moors

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Rural patrols around Kildale, near Stokesley, located a vehicle and four men with dogs on land without permission, at about 1.15am today, 8 January 2020. Although three suspects ran off, police stopped a man in his 30s. He was reported for summons for hunting offences. In addition, their car, a Toyota Avensis, was seized for […]