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Appeal following burglaries in Hampsthwaite near Harrogate

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The incidents occurred on Thursday 23 May 2019 sometime between 12.30am and 6.30am when rooms were searched and property including purses and handbags stolen from a house in Hollins Lane. A coffee shop on High Street, Hampsthwaite, was broken into and a tips jar was stolen, and items of property were damaged. This morning police […]

Pride in North Yorkshire as emergency services join forces at community event

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Officers from North Yorkshire Police will be holding a community engagement event on Parliament Street in York City Centre on Sunday 26 May from 12pm to 4pm, to promote inclusion and diversity within emergency services and give members of the public the opportunity to speak with officers about the force’s recent recruitment drive. Alongside them […]

Police share church security advice after York break-in

Police share church security advice after York break-in

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PCSO Caroline Saville, of North Yorkshire Police’s Rural Taskforce, said: “Sadly, the welcoming nature of churches and other places of worship makes them vulnerable to thieves who can take advantage of them being open and unattended. “The design and function of these buildings makes security measures more complicated, but there are some effective and low-cost […]

Sheep on road near Scarborough prompt police road safety warning

Sheep on road near Scarborough prompt police road safety warning

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This morning, officers attended the area following further reports at around 9am. The sheep were cleared off the highway, and left in a field. Officers will be speaking to the owner to ensure fencing around the field is improved to prevent further occurrences. Large swathes of North Yorkshire’s 6,000-mile road network are rural, and police […]

Police appeal for information after York shop burglary

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At about 3.15am today, Thursday 23 May 2019, alarms were triggered at the post office and convenience store in on North Moor Road, Huntington. Police officers were on scene within minutes, but the suspects had left the area. The front door of the shop had been smashed, and an ATM inside was damaged and smoking. […]