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Theft of trailer from farm near York

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened overnight on Tuesday 3 March. The trailer is a 16-ft long, two-axel flat bed. It has a hydraulic lift at the front which allows for easier loading. This is an unusual feature. We are appealing for anyone who saw anything suspicious or has any other information to get in touch. In particular, we […]

Appeal continues for sightings of missing Alne man Brian Warriss

Posted on in News stories

Mr Warriss, aged 81, from Alne, was last seen walking along the roadside in Aldwark at around 4.45pm Sunday 1 March 2020.   He was captured on CCTV which showed that he was wearing a distinctive bright red hat, red fleece jacket and navy trousers. Extensive searches, including support from the Upper Wharfedale and Scarborough […]

Taser uplift clarification

Posted on in News stories

Officers safety is a priority for the Chief Officer Team and prior to the release of the bidding process, North Yorkshire Police had reviewed its Taser capability against its strategic threat and risk assessment, alongside the results from two surveys – one of our officers and one of the public. This resulted in us planning […]

Car key (2-in-1) burglaries: how to protect your car and home

Posted on in Blogs, News stories

Perpetrators will often target the owners of high-value vehicles; ‘cruising’ around residential areas looking for opportunities to exploit their security and get to their keys. Whilst burglaries of this nature are uncommon in North Yorkshire, it is important that vehicle and home owners take simple prevention methods to deter potential thieves. The more difficult you make […]