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Catterick man pleads guilty to child sex offences

Catterick man pleads guilty to child sex offences

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33 year-old Ryan John McCaffrey, a former North Yorkshire Police Special Constable, former police staff member and self-employed photographer, pleaded guilty to all the charges against him. McCaffrey received a 12 months suspended sentence, a five year sexual harm prevention order and a 40 days rehabilitation order. A North Yorkshire Police spokesperson said; “Child sexual […]

Police call on public to sign up for free counter terrorism training

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Devised by Counter Terrorism officers and security experts, the Action Counters Terrorism (ACT) Awareness eLearning package was previously only available to staff working in crowded places like shopping centres and entertainment venues. Now Counter Terrorism Policing has decided to open up the training to anyone who wants to become a CT Citizen so they can […]

Campaign launches by urging drivers to ‘Do one good deed this Christmas – be a designated driver’

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It’s part of the county’s Christmas campaign to reduce drink and drug driving, which is being launched today. Police are encouraging people to be designated drivers both during a night out with friends or colleagues, or to help them get to work the morning after a big night, then asking their friends to return the […]

Appeal following a stolen motor vehicle in Tockwith

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The incident occurred on Marston Road, Tockwith between 1am and 2.30m on 15 November 2019. A white Vauxhall Combo van YE55 CRX was stolen from an address on Marston Road, Tockwith. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident and asking anyone who has seen the stolen van […]

Appeal follwing incident outside Primary School

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It happened on Denison Avenue at around 3.20pm on 2 December 2019 and involved the occupants of a blue Ford Fiesta and a latte coloured Nissan Quashqai. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police […]

Appeal following Robbery at Costcutters in Harrogate

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It happened at the rear of Costcutters on Skipton Road at 6.45pm on 7 December 2019 and involved a man who threatened a woman with a weapon and took a quantity of cash. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information […]