North Yorkshire Police is joining with other police forces across the country today (15 May) in a virtual ‘Operation Owl’ day of action to highlight bird of prey persecution as numbers of reported incidents show no signs of slowing down. Launched in February 2018, Operation Owl is a joint initiative by North Yorkshire Police, the […]
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The online world is a necessity for many children in accessing school work and it delivers huge benefits, not least in enabling us to stay connected to family and friends during this period. However, many parents may feel concerned about the content their children are accessing. Although rare, there is a risk that increased online […]
Sometime in the early hours of 4 May 2020, a large amount of rubbish was dumped into a sink hole, in a remote location between Hurst Moor Road and Cordilleras Lane. The rubbish was then set on fire. Officers have warned that those reckless actions could have resulted in an extremely serious fire on the […]
Although they now allow more time outdoors, the Government guidelines recommend staying at home as much as possible, limited contact with other people and keeping your distance if you do go out (2 metres apart where possible). Assistant Chief Constable Mike Walker who is leading the response to the Covid-19 in North Yorkshire, said: “Firstly […]
Just before 1pm on Monday 11 May 2020, officers located a white van in suspicious circumstances parked on Hurricane Way, Sherburn-in-Elmet. The area has in the past suffered from thefts from heavy goods vehicles. Police detained a 31-year-old man nearby, and then found a 39-year-old man in the back of the van. A search of […]
It happened at about 5pm on Monday 11 May 2020, and involved a teenage girl, about 15 years old, with a long dark brown pony tail, wearing a rusty coloured bomber jacket and grey tracksuit bottoms. It was reported that this teenager pulled out a knife after a verbal altercation with a woman. We are […]