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Update regarding unexplained death in Helmsley

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The death is currently being treated as unexplained and enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. A 75 year-old woman, 46 year-old man and 51 year-old woman who were arrested in connection with the incident, have all since been released on conditional bail. North Yorkshire Police reference 12180179672

York cyclists urged to “switch on to road safety” as nights get longer   

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As the nights draw in, North Yorkshire Police is launching enforcement patrols across the city to encourage cyclists to “switch on” to road safety. They will issue Traffic Offence Reports, which carry a £50 penalty, to those riding on pedestrian-only pavements or not using lights when it’s dark. York Neighbourhood Policing Inspector Lee Pointon said: […]

Officers appeal to identify men as part of Rolex watch theft investigation

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 Officers from North Yorkshire Police are appealing for information following the theft of a Rolex watch from Fraser Hart, Coney Street in York. The incident occurred at around 2.45pm on Tuesday, 14 August and involved two men believed to speak with Merseyside accents. As part of their investigation, officers need to identify the two men […]

Appeal for witnesses following an assault on Foreshore Road in Scarborough

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The assault in the vicinity of the shelters on Foreshore Road in Scarborough at approximately 11pm on Monday 24th September 2018 and involved a white man, 5’8″, aged mid 50’s, medium build and a white woman, 5’4″, aged mid 30’s. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. […]

Safety and security preparations underway for the Yorkshire 2019 UCI Road World Championships

Safety and security preparations underway for the Yorkshire 2019 UCI Road World Championships

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Harrogate will serve as the destination town for every race between 21 and 29 September next year and the event consist of nine days of racing featuring locations including Richmond, Northallerton, Tadcaster, Ripon, Wetherby, Bradford, Leeds, Doncaster and Beverley. The race routes were officially announced at this year’s event at Innsbruck, Austria, on Wednesday evening […]

Missing 16 year-old girl from Scarborough located safe and well

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Original release: Urgent appeal to find missing 16 year-old girl from Scarborough North Yorkshire Police have issues an urgent appeal to find a girl missing from Scarborough 16 year-old Sophie Thornton was last seen in Scarborough Town centre at around 11am on Tuesday 25 September 2018. She is believed to have traveled to the Harrogate area […]