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Persistent burglar who targeted Scarborough businesses is jailed

Persistent burglar who targeted Scarborough businesses is jailed

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Jordan James Eastwood of Bridle Place, Ossett, near Wakefield appeared at Leeds Crown Court on Tuesday 4 June 2019 and was sentenced to 32 weeks’ detention at a young offenders institute for the Scarborough burglaries. He was also handed another 16-week sentence for a previous burglary in the West Yorkshire area and a further six […]

Appeal to locate wanted man from York

Appeal to locate wanted man from York

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Iain Alleway, 25, is wanted on suspicion of serious sexual assault. He may be in York, and he also has links to Durham, Darlington and Lincoln. Extensive police enquiries are ongoing to locate him. If you see Alleway, or know where he is, please contact North Yorkshire Police. Dial 101, quoting reference 12190104550. Alternatively, call […]

Urgent appeal for witnesses and dashcam footage after girl seriously injured in York collision

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At about 5pm on Wednesday 12 June 2019, police received a report of a serious collision on Low Poppleton Lane, York, involving a pedestrian – a 12-year-old girl – and a motorcycle which left the scene. The pedestrian suffered serious head injuries and was taken to Leeds General Infirmary for treatment. The motorcycle, believed to […]

My story – recent recruit PC Christopher Hudson

My story – recent recruit PC Christopher Hudson

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I have a degree in criminology and after I graduated I worked in event security for a while.  It was interesting but I was looking for something that was more interesting and rewarding and I made a decision to join the police. The recruitment process was easy – surprisingly.  And that was because of the […]