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North Yorkshire Police appeal for victim of attempted bag snatch to come forward

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The incident occurred on Saturday 11 March 2017 at around 6.30pm. Officers would like to speak to the woman, as she may hold important information which could assist the investigation. A man has been arrested and charged with attempted theft from a person. However, officers would like to locate the victim of the crime as […]

Do you recognise this man filmed by CCTV in York?

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The card is believed to have been taken from a handbag near York Minster. It was used to buy tobacco around half an hour later. The incident took place on 14 December and despite extensive police enquiries, officers still need the public’s help to identify the man pictured by CCTV. If you recognise the man […]

CCTV appeal – theft of spirits from Marks and Spencers in Skipton

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Two thefts were reported on the same day – Thursday 27 October 2016, when four bottles of spirits worth £110 were taken. Anyone who can identify the man, or who has any information which could assist the investigation, is asked to contact police on 101, select option 2 and asked to speak to PC Jo […]

Operation Target arrives in Craven

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Operation Target ran from 8am to midnight and saw officers from the Roads Policing Group, Road Crime Team, Rural Task Force, Firearms Support Unit and Neighbourhood Policing Teams provide an extra boost to local policing teams to engage with local people, deter and target criminals, gather intelligence and provide a reassuring presence in local communities. […]

Woman named following fatal collision on A19 near Easingwold

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Police are also reissuing the appeal for witnesses to the collision who may not have yet come forward, to please contact them. Mrs Cresswell was driving her grey Toyota Avensis on the A19 travelling south towards York when a collision occurred with a white Scania HGV unit (minus the trailer) which was travelling north in […]