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Please don’t be alarmed – it’s only a police firearms training exercise that is taking place in York city centre this evening

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For awareness and reassurance to residents, visitors and business owners in York city centre, North Yorkshire Police can confirm that a police firearms training exercise is taking place this evening (Wednesday 3 April 2019) from around 7pm to midnight. We realise the presence of lots of police vehicles and armed officers may cause concern and […]

“Meet the 999 team” opportunity in York city centre this weekend

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North Yorkshire Police officers will be on Coney Street this Saturday afternoon with a marked police van for youngsters to explore. They’ll also be joined by firefighters from North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service, staff from Yorkshire Ambulance Service, and volunteers from York Rescue Boat – among others. The emergency services have joined forces to […]

Indian rupee currency appeal after York burglary

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Between 3.30pm and 10.30pm on Thursday 28 March 2019, a property in Farrar Street (off Hull Road) was broken into, and ₹20,000 (about £200) stolen. North Yorkshire Police officers have been conducting forensic and house-to-house enquiries in the area. They are also appealing for staff at currency exchanges and banks to be vigilant, and contact […]

Appeal following burglary at Scotch Corner Services

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The incident happened at Burger King between 11.20pm and 11.50pm on 24 March 2019 and involved two vehicles. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. We are appealing for information about the vehicles and the people involved. In particular, anyone that may have dash camera footage around […]

Appeal following thefts from HGVs on the A66 near Gilling West

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The incidents happened between 2am and 2.15am, during which time, the vehicle curtain sides were cut and property stolen. Officers are appealing for anyone who was in the area at the time to get in touch. In particular, we are appealing for any persons with dash cam footage to give us a call. Anyone with […]

17-year-old boy charged with six counts of burglary

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Detectives in Scarborough have been conducting an investigation, after a number of business premises were targeted over a six week period between February and March 2019. Detective Constable Jade Gallagher-Barrass said: “We understand the concern that has been voiced by local business owners in Scarborough and the impact that these incidents have had on their […]