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CCTV appeal following fraudulent use of bank card in York

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Between Saturday 10 and Tuesday 13 March 2018 a stolen bank card has been used and several amounts of cash, totalling in excess of £160, has been withdrawn from cash machines in York Officers are asking members of the public to contact them if they recognise the woman pictured, as they believe she may have information that will help the investigation. Anyone with […]

Police appeal following burglary at a home near Harrogate

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Thieves stole several distinctive items during the break-in at the address in Haggs Road. It includes several dog certificates, several handmade walking sticks including one in the shape of a badger’s head, a shire horse medallion in a red leather case and a Bramham Moor Hunt trophy from the year 1932. It happened  between 9am […]

North Yorkshire sees the smallest increase in crime the north of England – Office of National Statistics bulletin

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This was confirmed in the Office of National Statistics’ (ONS) “Crime in England and Wales, year ending December 2017” bulletin, published today (Thursday 26 April 2018). It shows there were a total of 38,478 crimes in North Yorkshire during the 12-month period, giving a crime rate of 47.1 per 1,000 of the population. North Yorkshire’s […]

Have fun and stay safe in York this weekend, say city’s police

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They’ll be working alongside York BID Street Rangers, City of York Council’s Neighbourhood Enforcement Officers, and volunteers such as Street Angels and the York Rescue Boat, to help keep everyone safe. As the weather improves, York attracts even more people to its historic attractions and vibrant night-time economy. Inspector Andy Godfrey, of North Yorkshire Police, […]

CCTV issued after shop window kicked and broken in Richmond

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Just after 9.15pm on Saturday 21 April 2018, a large window was kicked and broken in a shop on the corner of Finkle Street. Officers want to speak to the three men pictured on the CCTV still, as they may have information that could assist the investigation into the incident. Anyone who recognises them is […]