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Appeal following vehicle fire in York

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It happened on Minster View in Wigginton between 0830-0845am on Monday 14 December 2020 when a Ford Fiesta was found on fire by members of the public. Police are appealing to anyone who was in the area on Monday morning and saw any suspicious activity to contact them. Anyone with information that could assist the […]

Mental health champions reach out to rural communities

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  PCSOs Connor Mattison and David Alexander have recently become mental health champions at North Yorkshire Police and held a pop-up engagement event in Richmond Market Place on Monday 14 December, where they signposted members of the public to organisations that can offer support for people in mental distress. They were also joined by Laura […]

UPDATED: Wanted York woman arrested

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Thank you to all who shared our appeal issued on 15 December. ************************************************** Chelsea failed to attend York Magistrates’ Court on 11 December in relation to offences of theft, assault and possessing cannabis and a warrant has been issued for her arrest. Chelsea also has links to Colwyn Bay in North Wales. Despite extensive enquiries, […]

NYP celebrates Hanukkah

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In the UK, and all around the world, Jewish adults and children celebrate the Jewish festival of lights called Hanukkah. This year, Hanukkah began at nightfall on 10 December and ends at nightfall on 18 December. Representatives from North Yorkshire Police (NYP) North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service, Greater Manchester Police and York Liberal Jewish […]

Appeal following assault in Long Preston

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The incident occurred on Main Green, Long Preston, on Friday 11 December at around 9.30am. Two men were involved in an altercation which resulted in one of the men sustaining a broken jaw. The injured man was taken to hospital and discharged after treatment. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full […]