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Fraudster sent to prison for conning elderly victim

Fraudster sent to prison for conning elderly victim

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David William Connor of Green Lane, Wetherby, who pleaded guilty to two charges of fraud at an earlier hearing, befriended the 88-year-old widower and over a period of 16 months defrauded him out of £18,450. A family friend raised the alarm, after the victim found himself in financial hardship following the purchase of a campervan […]

CCTV appeal following Sexual Offence in York City Centre.

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It happened at the Subway shop on Pavement in York at around 7.15pm on 1 October 2018 when a man entered the store and ordered a sandwich, when asked to pay the man has lowered his trousers and exposed his penis to the member of staff. Officers are asking members of the public to get in touch if […]

Man arrested and two vehicles seized after being spotted by Rural Taskforce patrol

Man arrested and two vehicles seized after being spotted by Rural Taskforce patrol

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At about 10pm on Wednesday 3 October 2018, two PCSOs from North Yorkshire Police’s Rural Taskforce saw two vehicles being driven suspiciously in the Blakey Ridge area, north of Kirkbymoorside. The PCSOs called in further police units, and both vehicles were stopped. One, a silver Mitsubishi Shogun, was seized for having no tax. The other, […]