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Police in York take antisocial riders off the road and seize vehicles in new operation

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Operation Confiscate has been launched in response to residents’ complaints about antisocial motorcycle riders in York. Local neighbourhood policing teams have joined forces with roads policing officers to identify illegal and nuisance riders and get them off the road. They are using off-road police motorbikes -which are new to the force – marked and unmarked […]

CCTV appeal in Selby taxi rank assault

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The incident happened on James Street taxi rank in Selby town centre at approximately 1.25am on Sunday 22 July 2018, when a man and a woman were assaulted. The woman was pushed to the ground and the man was punched in the face and required hospital treatment for facial injuries. Officers have carried out extensive […]

Commanding a police response to busy crowds in York – blog from Chief Inspector John Wilkinson

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As the Deputy County Commander for Harrogate, Craven, Richmondshire and Hambleton, my day job is very different to what was required in order for me to manage Saturday’s events. The degree of planning that went in to the day was significant. Based on a range of information, we look at how many officers we need, […]

Appeal for information following burglary in Knaresborough

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North Yorkshire Police is appealing for information following a burglary which led to the theft of a motor vehicle in Knaresborough. The incident occurred on Appleby Avenue during the early hours of Thursday, 30 August – possibly between 2am and 3am. We are particularly interested into speaking with anyone who has CCTV in this area. […]