Abrar Khan, 30, formerly of Boroughbridge Road, York, was sentenced today (Friday 12 October 2018) at York Crown Court for rape and robbery. He has to serve a minimum of eight years before being considered for parole. He has also been handed a lifetime licence. The incident occurred between 7pm and 7.16pm on 2 January […]
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County lines is the name given to a type of organised crime in which drug dealers from urban areas such as Manchester, Liverpool and West Yorkshire, exploit children and vulnerable people and force them to travel to smaller towns such as Scarborough, York and Harrogate to sell drugs – often using violence and intimidation. It takes […]
Taking place between Saturday 13 to Saturday 20 October, the campaign seeks to target victims and communities to reinforce the message that there is #NoPlaceForHate in North Yorkshire and emphasises the importance of reporting hate crime. Hate Crime is a criminal act motivated by a prejudice towards an individual. A hate crime incident is […]
The new closing time means that these front counters will be open for 12 hours a day between 8am and 8pm. They will now be closed between 8pm and 10pm because analysis of the footfall at these times has shown than fewer than four people each day at each station during these hours. By closing […]
Members of the public are being urged to share any sightings or information that could help them find 16-year-old Sophie Thornton and Darren-Lee Wilkinson, who is 17 as officers have concerns about their welfare. Sophie was last seen outside Scarborough College before 9am today. Officers believe she may be with Darren and the pair are […]
“County Lines” is the term used to describe a form of organised crime where criminals based in urban areas pressurise vulnerable people and children to transport, store and sell drugs in smaller county towns. It takes its name from the phone lines used by organised crime gangs to communicate between towns. The day forms part […]