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Appeal for witnesses following Skipton assault

Posted on in Local appeals

The assault happened outside the Black Horse Public House on the High Street in Skipton at about 11.30pm. The male victim sustained facial injuries and received medical treatment due to his injuries. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information from […]

CCTV appeal following purse theft from York Hospital

Posted on in CCTV appeals

At about 3.30pm on 24 July 2018, a woman entered a ward at York Hospital and stole an elderly patient’s purse, which contained an amount of cash and cards. Officers are asking members of the public to get in touch if they recognise the woman in the image, as they believe she may have information […]

Appeal for witnesses of a Scarborough assault

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened on Esplanade Road at around 9.30am on Thursday 23 August 2018 and involved a local authority employee being assaulted by a member of a public walking their dog. The assault resulted in minor injury to the employee. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In […]

Police support World Alzheimer’s Day

Police support World Alzheimer’s Day

Posted on in News stories

The Herbert Protocol is a form that is completed by a person with dementia, their family or their carers.  It includes detailed information about the individual, including places they may be likely to visit, habits and routines, travel patterns and contacts. The information is collected in “slow time” before a missing-from-home incident, and can then […]