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Leeds man jailed for series of child sexual offences

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47-year old Richard Turner of Victoria Road, Hyde Park, Leeds has been sentenced to nine and a half years in prison after he was found guilty of a number of child sexual offences. He has also been issued with an indefinite sexual harm prevention order. Turner pleaded guilty at an earlier hearing to ten counts […]

Man jailed for £442k armed robbery on Bradleys The Jewellers in Northallerton

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38-year-old Victor Okumu from Lazenby, near Middlesbrough, has been jailed for ten years and six months after pleading guilty to the robbery at Bradleys The Jewellers on Market Row in Northallerton on 11 March 2019. Just after 10am, Okumu entered the jewellers wearing a blue boiler suit and crash helmet with the visor down. Armed […]

Three men identified following York assault CCTV appeal

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Original release: CCTV appeal following assault in York Published Thursday 15 August Police have issued CCTV images of three men they would like to speak to following an assault in York. It happened at the Fossgate Tap, in Fossgate, York at around 11.20pm on Friday 5 July 2019. The victim, a 38-year-old man from York, […]

Woman identified following theft in Selby Morrisons CCTV appeal

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Original release: CCTV appeal following a theft of cash at Morrisons in Selby Published on Monday 5 August 2019  Police have issued CCTV of a woman they would like to speak to following a theft by finding at Morrisons in Selby on Friday 14 June 2019. At around 6.45pm a man had withdrawn £40 cash […]

My story – PC Uzma Amireddy

My story – PC Uzma Amireddy

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I feel very privileged to be serving as a police constable for North Yorkshire Police where I am currently their Positive Action Coordinator. This force has given me a platform to make changes to the policing culture when it comes to inclusion and diversity, especially as I have experienced a number of issues relating to […]