In 20 years as a traffic cop, I’ve never experienced a month like this May. Everything came together for a perfect storm and it’s been all hands to the pump. Quiet roads during lockdown meant some motorists decided they’d use North Yorkshire as a racetrack. The easing of lockdown meant a sudden increase in traffic, […]
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North Yorkshire Police’s Prevent team are concerned that the recent coronavirus isolation measures, including the closure of schools and colleges, may have placed some people at an increased risk of being drawn into violent extremism or terrorism while spending more time online. Those who are worried about someone close to them are urged to visit […]
Our thoughts are with Zoe’s family and friends at this sad time. Police would also like to thank the members of the public who shared the appeal for information and assisted with the searches for Zoe.
At around 12.35pm Tuesday 23 June 2020, a blue Honda Jazz and a white KTM Duke motorbike collided on the A166 between Gate Helmsley and Dunnington. Police, air ambulance and fire and rescue services attended but very sadly the rider of the motorbike, a man in his sixties, died at the scene due to his […]
Sometime between midnight and 6.45am on Saturday 20 June, a grey BMW 220 D was stolen from a driveway on Westbourne Avenue, after the suspect(s) broke into the victim’s home to get the car keys to cars on the driveway. The BMW was recovered the same day after crashing and being abandoned towards Wetherby. However, […]
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. […]