Chief Constable Lisa Winward said: “It was with great sadness that I learnt of PC Mick Atkinson’s sudden and tragic death this weekend. “Mick was a distinguished officer and had been part of the North Yorkshire Police family for 17 years. He started his service as Police Constable in Scarborough and then moved into the […]
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It happened on Burton Common Lane in Burton Salmon, Selby, just before 7.15pm on Saturday (6 October 2018). Officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone with dashcam footage to come forward. A grey Ford Fiesta, driven the 19-year-old woman from the local area, was travelling along Burton Common Lane from the Burton Common Farm end […]
It happened at the Harrogate Pine Woods near Crag Lane, behind Harlow Carr Gardens, at about 4pm yesterday. The man police are searching for is white, around 6ft tall and slim. He was wearing a blue hat and footwear. Anyone who saw a man matching his description in the area at the time, or has […]
A total of 221 bladed weapons have been removed from the streets of North Yorkshire following a national week of action aimed at reducing knife crime. Although levels of knife crime are low in our county taking part in the campaign, which ran from Monday, 17 September until Sunday, 23 September, helped keep North Yorkshire […]
County lines is a form of organised crime where criminals based in larger towns and cities exploit children, young people and vulnerable adults by grooming them and forcing them to sell or transport drugs to smaller towns on their behalf. It takes its name from the phone lines used to communicate between the dealers and […]
David William Connor of Green Lane, Wetherby, who pleaded guilty to two charges of fraud at an earlier hearing, befriended the 88-year-old widower and over a period of 16 months defrauded him out of £18,450. A family friend raised the alarm, after the victim found himself in financial hardship following the purchase of a campervan […]