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Statement following the death of a man who entered the River Ouse in York

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Officers were alerted by CCTV operators to suspicious activity in the area of King’s Staith at around 1.19am. Police officers were dispatched to the scene, but on police arrival a man ran off from the officers and entered the River Ouse a short time later. A search was carried out involving York Rescue Boat and […]

North Yorkshire Police launches PCSO recruitment campaign

North Yorkshire Police launches PCSO recruitment campaign

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The campaign is part of a wider recruitment plan to boost the number of frontline police working across North Yorkshire’s communities – as pledged by the elected Police, Fire & Crime Commissioner, Julia Mulligan, when she raised the Precept earlier this year. Police Community Support Officers (or PCSOs) are paid employees who work alongside warranted […]

CCTV appeal following theft of whisky in Leyburn

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It happened at the Co-op, on Market Place, Leyburn on 11 April 2019 and involved two females (pict ured) whom we are trying to identify. They entered the store at around 1.43pm and left without making any attempt to pay for the ten bottles of whisky that they had picked up. They then entered the store […]

82mph town centre biker is disqualified from riding

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Lee-Roy Campbell was recorded speeding through the 30mph zone on the A61 Leeds Road on a black Yamaha R1 performance motorbike. The 53-year-old was charged with exceeding a speed limit after he was pictured by North Yorkshire Police safety camera team and investigated. The offence took place at 10am on a Sunday last month. Campbell, […]

Inspector Lee Pointon: quarterly update on local policing in outer York

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He has been on his Neighbourhood Policing team approximately three years but has a strong history in Neighbourhood Policing. With summer fast approaching, here he provides an update on local policing activities in the area. Burglary Although York Outer does not experience a high rate of burglary, this crime is something that is mentioned by […]