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Urgent appeal to trace missing 13-year-old York girl Elise Donoghue

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Elise Donoghue was reported missing at 8.39pm today (Thursday 19 October 2017) after leaving her drama class at the York Theatre Royal on St Leonard’s Place just before 8pm. It is not believed Elise has any money or access to a mobile phone, and she  is considered vulnerable due to her age. Police enquiries have […]

Updated appeal to locate Richard Taylor after possible sightings in the Brayton area

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A person matching his description was seen near to the canal close by A19 roundabout with the A63 on Saturday (14/10/17) between 4pm and 5pm, and again on the A63 between A19 and A1041 roundabouts on Tuesday (17/10/17) at around 10pm. The 30-year-old from South Milford was described as looking unwell and dishevelled. On both […]

North Yorkshire remains the safest place in England

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This is outlined in the Office of National Statistics’ (ONS) “Crime in England and Wales, year ending June 2017” bulletin, published today (Thursday 19 October 2017). It shows there were a total of 37,359 crimes in North Yorkshire during the 12-month period, giving a crime rate of 45.9 per 1,000 of the population. This reflects […]

Update: Missing 74-year-old Selby man found

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Many thanks to all who shared our appeal. Original release: Appeal to find missing 74-year-old Selby man Police in Selby have issued an appeal to find a 74-year-old man who has gone missing. Denis Richardson was last seen in Aldi carpark in Selby at 3.30pm today (18 October 2017). Due to his age and the length […]