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“Edibles” drug warning to parents and carers

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The officers have been made aware of a recent increase in availability and use of “Edibles” across North Yorkshire. This worrying trend has also been flagged-up as a concern through the Multi Agency Child Exploitation meetings. PC Lauren Green said: “We want to make parents and carers aware that we have seen a slight rise […]

Do any of these items belong to you? Appeal for recent burglary victims in North Yorkshire to come forward

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Most of the items were recovered by Border Police in Chile or at Heathrow Airport between December 2019 and February 2020. Officers in North Yorkshire are investigating whether they are connected to recent burglaries which occurred in the Barlby, Hemingbrough, Copmanthorpe, Colburn, Bedale and Harrogate areas which occurred between December 2019 and February 2020. If […]

North Yorkshire Police release British Sign Language video about hate crime

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Working with a local BSL translator, the video runs through what hate crime is, how to recognise and report it to police. It also provides details of other organisations and charities who can provide advice and support. The video also explains that North Yorkshire Police will not tolerate any form of hate crime – for […]

Appeal for witnesses after man verbally abused in York

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Around 6pm on Tuesday 18 February 2020, a man was walking near Crichton Bridge in York when he was subjected to verbal abuse by a group of men. The men were then seen getting into a dark blue Vauxhall car before leaving the scene. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full […]

Appeal following burglary in Eastfield

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The incident happened on Ridgeway, Eastfield between 8.30pm and 9.30pm on Wednesday 1 April 2020 when the offender entered a residential property, stealing a gas card and quantity of cigarettes. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact […]