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North Yorkshire Police launch Crucial Crew online game to help keep kids safe

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Developed by York based digital agency Plump, the game has been designed to support and reinforce the learning children take away from attending the Crucial Crew safety workshops. Crucial Crew workshops have been delivered to Year 6 pupils across the region for more than 20 years. The sessions are designed to deliver key personal safety […]

Security advice following theft of Ford Transit tipper vans in York

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While enquiries are ongoing to trace the suspects, North Yorkshire Police is urging owners of this type of vehicle to ensure that it is kept secure at all times, removing all goods and, where possible, extra measures are taken such as using wheel clamps, steering wheel locks and fitting tracking devices to enhance security.    

CCTV appeal following York purse theft

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On 19 January 2018, the victim was shopping in Quality Stitches on Goodramgate in York with her handbag hung over the handlebars of her pram. On leaving the shop, she discovered her purse had been taken from her handbag. Police would like to speak to the woman shown in the CCTV image as she could have […]

Can you help identify this man?

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  Although the identity of the man is unknown, officers believe he could have connections to the Harrogate, Leicestershire and London areas. Police are appealing to anyone who can help identify him to contact them. Anyone with information that could help the investigation is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 1 […]