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Five years since Rory Johnson Hatfield last seen in York

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“It’s now five years since Rory went missing following a night out in York city centre on Thursday 19 November 2015. “Naturally, our thoughts continue to be with Rory’s loved ones at this incredibly difficult and poignant time. “We know that his parents, Liz and Doug and all his family and friends, will never give […]

Man charged with public order offences following incident in Scarborough

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Police were called to reports of a man carrying a screwdriver in Trafalgar Road at around 9.40am yesterday. He was reportedly approaching members of the public in a threatening manner. He then walked around nearby streets, including Peasholm Drive. Police, including firearms officers, attended and cordoned off the area to keep the public safe. A […]

Counter Terrorism Policing launch new ACT Early safeguarding website and advice line

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If you are worried someone close to you is becoming radicalised, act early and seek help. The sooner you reach out, the quicker we can protect the person you care about from being groomed and exploited by extremists. Police forces across the country have specially trained officers who work alongside other organisations through a Home […]

Woman due in court after attack on man and dog in York

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North Yorkshire Police officers arrested a 51-year-old woman at an address in York at 2.25pm on Wednesday 10 June, a day after the incident took place. She has been charged with racially aggravated assault and harassment of the dog owner. She has also been charged with causing unnecessary suffering to an animal by allegedly kicking […]

Operation Jackal: Two more arrests bring total to 19 in Harrogate/Bradford county lines drug investigation

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On Wednesday 11 November 2020 officers from North Yorkshire’s Police’s Organised Crime Unit and West Yorkshire Police’s Project Precision team, travelled to separate addresses in Bradford where they arrested two men, one aged 23 and one aged 26. Both men were arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to supply class A drugs, human trafficking under the […]