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Chief Constable’s message to offenders who assault police officers, staff and volunteers

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CC Winward now provides a written statement in court cases involving physical and verbal assaults and hate crimes against police officers, staff and volunteers. The Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Act 2018 received Royal Assent last year. It doubles the maximum sentence from 6 to 12 months in prison for assaulting an emergency worker. On […]

Five teenagers charged with robbery in Scarborough

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Police were called at 12.25pm on Sunday 17 February to an incident at Currys on Seamer Road when a number of mobile phones were stolen. A short time later, police arrested four suspects in the local area, followed by a fifth in York on Monday 18 February. All five suspects, who are from Leeds, have […]

Appeal after dog walker assaulted in Selby

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Officers are investigating following an assault on a woman in Selby. At around 8pm on Sunday, 17 February a woman in her 40s was walking her dog along Woodville Terrace when a person on their bike came up behind her and knocked her over. The victim suffered injuries to her face as a result of […]

Appeal following burglary in Stainburn near Harrogate

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It happened at a cottage near to the B6161 in Stainburn at some time between the hours of 4pm on Thursday 7 February and 7.30am on Friday 8 February 2019. The incident involved people believed to be wearing high visibility clothing who gained entry into the cottage and surrounding buildings. The suspects made an untidy search […]

Harrogate: Appeal for information after attempted robbery on taxi driver

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It happened at about 10pm on Thursday 14th February 2019 and involved a silver Ford Mondeo taxi and an unknown man who approached the driver. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information about the man involved who is described as […]

Appeal following recent attempt burglary in York

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It happened at the Beckfield Lane store at 2.15am on Monday (18 February 2019) and involved three men attempting to gain entry using an implement to break the shutters. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. The men are described as wearing dark clothing, with black hooded […]