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Police join forces in region-wide clampdown on rural crime

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Dozens of officers and volunteers from Cleveland, Durham, Lancashire, Northumbria and North Yorkshire took part in Operation Checkpoint, targeting criminals who use road networks to offend in rural areas, and providing reassurance and crime prevention advice to residents. Operation Checkpoint aims to gather intelligence on cross-border offenders, as well as provide high-visibility reassurance to local […]

Appeal after children’s library bus damaged by criminals

Appeal after children’s library bus damaged by criminals

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened at Grove Road school between 5pm hours on 4 September and 10am on 5 September 2018. One of the windows of the double decker, which has been parked up and converted into a library, was shattered. In particular, we are appealing for information about anyone seen in the school grounds between the hours […]

Scarborough CCTV appeal following shoplifting

Scarborough CCTV appeal following shoplifting

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened at Marks and Spencer at 9.45am on 15 May this year. A man entered the store and stolen an item. In particular, we are appealing for information about the identity of the man in the photograph, as he may be able to help police with their enquiries. Anyone with information that could assist […]

Appeal following shop theft in Scarborough

Appeal following shop theft in Scarborough

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Officers want to speak to a man pictured by CCTV after a man an a woman entered a department store and stole several items. It happened at Boyes at 1.15pm on 26 May. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101. If you wish to remain anonymous, you […]

Appeal for information following burglary in Foxholes

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It happened overnight on 3 / 4 September 2018, when a business premises on the edge of the village was targeted. Offender(s) have driven across a stubble field at the rear of the premises and then climbed over a fence and gained access to the premises. A number of items were stolen and a CCTV […]