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CCTV appeal following theft from Wighill, North Yorkshire

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It happened at 11.05am on the 27 November 2019 in Wighill Park. Two suspects were seen entering the area in a silver Ford Transit van with the registration number YE67 KJA, before entering a property and stealing two large gas canisters. Officers are asking members of the public to get in touch if they recognise […]

Appeal for information after Scarborough burglary

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The incident occurred around 4am on 14 January 2020 when a resident on Londesborough Road, Scarborough was awoken by a burglar entering their home. The burglar left the property after being disturbed and made off down the lane at the back of the house. It is not believed that anything was stolen from the property during […]

CCTV/Witness Appeal for theft of spirits in Skipton

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It happened at the Tesco superstore in Craven Street at about 11.30pm on Monday 20 January and involved three white men all aged in their mid to late 30s. The thieves removed the security tags on the bottles of alcohol before placing them into large bags for life and leaving the store. The men then […]

Update: Appeal finds family members of man who died in York

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UPDATE Thank you to everyone who responded to our appeal, Mr Johnson’s family have now been located. ******* Stephen Johnson, 53, from York was found deceased at his home on Thursday 16 December 2019 after concerns were raised for his welfare. There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding his death. Police are looking to locate Mr […]

Five vehicles seized during first day of new operation to target uninsured drivers

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The Roads Policing Group used modern technology alongside tried-and-tested tactics of get as many uninsured motorists off the road as possible. It was the first of a number of days to come as part of Operation Belt – North Yorkshire Police’s push to reduce the number of uninsured vehicles. During yesterday’s operation, which ran in […]