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Volunteers lend their support to police rural crime clampdown

Posted on in News stories, Rural

Dozens of officers and PCSOs deployed for widespread patrols in the northern and central parts of the county last night, as part of Operation Checkpoint – a major clampdown on rural crime. The operation kept the pressure up on suspected poachers, with several being stopped, checked, and warned about their behaviour. North Yorkshire Police’s Rural […]

Appeal following burglary on Knaresborough’s Manor Road

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened on Manor Road at 7pm on Saturday 5 December when a suspect attempted to gain entry into a property. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information about a male who was wearing all black clothing with a hood […]

UPDATED: Wanted York man arrested

Posted on in News stories

Previous appeal issued 9 December 2020 North Yorkshire Police is appealing for the public’s help to locate wanted 30 year-old man Jerome Barrett from York. Barrett is wanted on recall to prison for breach of licence and is believed to have travelled to Newcastle. He has links to Newcastle and York. Anyone with information that […]

Window damaged in Selby

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened on Robert Street at 5.36am yesterday (Monday 7 December) and involved a breeze block being thrown at a window on the corner of Robert Street causing significant damage to the window. W are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information […]

Appeal for witnesses after woman assaulted in Selby

Posted on in Local appeals

A woman in her 50s was punched to the head causing her to fall to the floor and hit her head on the road near to Zoo Zoo’s bar. The victim sustained injuries to her head, knees and she suffered a concussion. She was taken to hospital where she was treated and discharged following treatment. […]

Appeal following crash near Towton

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened at around 6.30am  on Friday, 4 December and involved a red Toyota Aygo and a black Ssangyong Rexton. Both drivers sustained minor injuries following the collision. We are appealing for witnesses to the collision or anyone who recalls seeing the vehicle(s) prior to the collision, to get in touch as soon as possible […]