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Stolen bike returned to its rightful owner within hours of its theft – thanks to police security marking technology

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On the afternoon of Wednesday 17 January 2018, officers recovered a suspected stolen Carrera bike which had been abandoned on St Andrewgate, York. The bike had been security marked by North Yorkshire Police, meaning its frame was engraved with a unique identification number. Just as officers were about to visit the registered address of the […]

Dangerous driver banned for 18 months

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On Friday 16 June 2017, Brandon Price was captured by another driver’s dash-cam, driving a silver Lexus RX300 dangerously on the A59 Skipton Road at Blubberhouses. After overtaking dangerously and forcing the driver on the other side of the road to take evasive action, Price went on to overtake a lorry, clipping the vehicle as […]

Appeal following aggravated burglary in York

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The incident happened at 12.20pm on Tuesday 16 January 2018. Three masked suspects entered the address, which was occupied by a woman and her three-year-old child, and made various demands of the victim before making their escape. The victim sustained minor injuries to her leg as a result of the incident and has been left […]

New police Commander for York and Selby

New police Commander for York and Selby

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Lindsey replaces Superintendent Adam Thomson, who is taking up a secondment to a specialist national policing role, based in London. Lindsey’s career at North Yorkshire Police started in 2004 as a response officer in the Selby District.  She was promoted to Sergeant on the response and then neighbourhood teams at York, where she worked predominantly […]