The action follows a series of suspicious cold-calling incidents in the district, in which elderly and vulnerable residents have been callously targeted. Officers are also urging residents to do their bit by making friends, family and neighbours aware of the dangers. At about 2pm on Tuesday 22 January 2019, a man attended a property in […]
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The homeowner had left the property at around 8.45am that morning. When she returned at 9.15am, she found that burglars had gained entry to her property and an amount of cash had been stolen. Officers are keen to speak to two men who were seen in the area, who were travelling in a silver Citroen […]
At about 11.30pm on Tuesday 22 January 2019, volunteer members of a police Mobile Rural Watch scheme, based at Eggborough Police Station, came across a suspicious car parked close to a farm in the Fairburn area. The car had been left unattended by a gate leading to an open field, and a chain nearby appeared […]
At about 5pm on 18 January 2019, a man called at a house in Tadcaster, claiming he was a police officer and had come to speak to the occupants regarding a previous incident. The man showed a ‘police warrant card’ and was let in to the property and began talking to the couple. At one […]
On the evening of Thursday 17 January, officers and volunteers on a Mobile Rural Watch patrol spotted two vehicles abandoned in suspicious circumstances in the Appleton Roebuck area, south of York. The vehicles – a Ford Fiesta and a Renault Kangoo – had been left next to each other, unattended and with collision damage. One […]
The items pictured below were recovered after the arrests in Whitley near Selby on 3 January 2019. They are believed to have been taken during two burglaries at homes in South Duffield, North Yorkshire, and Everingham, East Yorkshire earlier that day. Officers are trying to trace the owners of rings, earrings, chains, watches and other […]