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Appeal following residential burglary in Filey

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It happened in the Belle Vue Street/Murray Street area between 26 April 2020 and 31 May 2020. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information about people acting suspiciously in the area who may have been paying particular attention to any […]

Appeal for witnesses after bank holiday collision near York which left two cyclists injured

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The incident occurred between 10.30am and 10.50am on Monday, 25 May when the car and the cyclists were travelling along the B1222 between Stillingfleet and Naburn near York. A car is believed to have collided with the cyclists before leaving the scene without stopping. Both cyclists were taken to hospital for treatment to injuries sustained […]

Burglar who stole designer clothes from locked-down department store jailed

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North Yorkshire Police officers recognised Geoffrey Stuart Dobson on CCTV and arrested him less than 24 hours after he burgled the shop in Northallerton high street. At about 3.15pm on Wednesday 27 May 2020, Dobson broke into Barkers in Northallerton, which was closed and locked. Inside, he took items of clothing and cycled away – […]

Fire at Thirsk Athletic Club – did you see anything suspicious?

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It was reported shortly before 1pm on Sunday 31 May 2020, and resulted in a portable cabin and its contents being destroyed. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. […]

Police tackle speeding in communities across North Yorkshire as some motorists are caught at twice the speed limit

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The warning comes as around a third of North Yorkshire’s primary schools reopen today. Police recently announced they were stepping up high-visibility deployments to tackle unsafe driving and motorcycling in communities, rural roads and key routes. Today, road policing officers and safety camera vehicles are continuing to police high speeds in communities across North Yorkshire. […]

National Volunteers’ Week: North Yorkshire Police says ‘thank you to our wonderful volunteers’

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  This year the force’s 509 volunteers have collectively contributed an impressive 29,117 hours of their time, playing a vital part in helping to keep the county safe, and helping the force to make a difference in North Yorkshire. Over 3,700 of those hours have been volunteered since restrictions were put in place by the […]