The burglary happened on Garnet Lane between about 6.30pm and 6.45pm on Thursday 25 June 2020. The victim was a woman in her 90s. Two men knocked on her door offering gardening work . While she was distracted, one went inside, carried out an untidy search, and took bank cards and cash. Police are appealing […]
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But the risks of serious injury, illness and even death are very real – not least when this activity is mixed with drinking alcohol. On Wednesday afternoon (24 June 2020), police were called to a quarry near Great Heck in the Selby District to disperse a gathering of up to 40 young people. Not only […]
A number of complaints have been made in relation to the public car park on Maltongate. Vehicles are reported to being driven at speed, dangerously and occupants littering the area. This is causing a nuisance to local residents. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incidents, and advise […]
North Yorkshire Police is issuing a warning after reports of a telephone scammer who has conned victims out of thousands of pounds by posing as a police officer. The scammer contacted his victims by phone, claiming to be a member of the police fraud team and warning them of security breaches with their bank. He […]
The warning comes after officers have reported seeing an increase in the number of empty canisters they are finding while patrolling North Yorkshire, especially in areas where young people are known to meet and congregate. A number were found amongst litter and rubbish left on The Stray in Harrogate this morning. Concerned for young people’s safety, police […]
Officers are responding to reports that a minority of people have been drinking heavily, urinating and defecating in public places, leaving large amounts of litter and behaving in other anti-social ways. North Yorkshire Police will be focussing their patrols on areas in towns and cities where a large number of people are congregating, such as […]