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Detectives are investigating after Banking Protocol prevents £48,500 of fraud in North Yorkshire in just over 24 hours

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Rolled-out nationally in the middle of 2017, the Banking Protocol enables bank staff to contact police if they suspect a customer is in the process of being scammed, with an immediate priority response to the branch. On Thursday 3 May 2018 in York, an 85 year-old man and a 78 year-old man were contacted by […]

Man arrested after York drugs warrant

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At 7.15am on Tuesday 1 May 2018, officers from the York South Neighbourhood Policing Team, with support from the York North Neighbourhood Policing team, executed a warrant under the Misuse of Drugs Ac t at a property on Pately Place, Acomb. Inside the property a quantity of Class A drugs and a substantial grow of […]

York man jailed for fraud by abuse of position following North Yorkshire Police investigation

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Michael Anthony Stary, 60, of Calder Avenue, York, pleaded guilty to fraud by abuse of position at York Crown Court and was today (Monday 30 April 2018) sentenced to two years and eight months imprisonment. In January 2011, Stary, along with his sister, was granted joint lasting power of attorney over his 90 year-old mother’s […]

YORK: Hunt for Haxby tyre-slashing suspects

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The spate of incidents occurred overnight between Saturday and Sunday (28-29 April 2018). Six cars were targeted in the area resulting in hundreds of pounds worth of repair costs for the owners. They included: a Vauxhall Corsa and a Honda Civic at separate addresses on Briergate a Peugeot 308 on Ploughlands a Toyota Avensis and […]

Have fun and stay safe in York this weekend, say city’s police

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They’ll be working alongside York BID Street Rangers, City of York Council’s Neighbourhood Enforcement Officers, and volunteers such as Street Angels and the York Rescue Boat, to help keep everyone safe. As the weather improves, York attracts even more people to its historic attractions and vibrant night-time economy. Inspector Andy Godfrey, of North Yorkshire Police, […]