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Police volunteers take Christmas spirit into York communities

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Operation Cracker will see officers and police volunteers calling on residents – young and old –  in areas where there is a high proportion of older people. Older residents will be offered crime prevention and welfare advice while younger residents will be encouraged to keep an eye out for their older and more vulnerable neighbours […]

North Yorkshire Police response to HMICFRS Police Legitimacy 2017 report

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“I welcome the overall ‘good’ rating North Yorkshire Police has achieved in the HMICFRS Police Legitimacy report for 2017. “Building on the previous year, it reflects the high-level of service provided to our communities and our determination to tackle crime and keep people safe from harm. We are extremely proud that North Yorkshire and the […]

Man who died in collision on A170 near Kirbymoorside is named

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He was 20-year-old Christopher Wray of Lendales Lane in Pickering. At around 8.30pm on Saturday evening, Christopher was driving a blue Volkswagen Polo towards Pickering, when the vehicle left the road near Appleton-le-Moors. He sadly died at the scene. Officers are conducting enquiries to establish the circumstances around the incident and witnesses are asked to […]

North Yorkshire Police make 39 drink and drug driving arrests in ten days

North Yorkshire Police make 39 drink and drug driving arrests in ten days

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Despite the numerous warnings police and partner agencies have issued to drivers about the dangers of getting behind the wheel after consuming alcohol or taking drugs, 39 drivers have chosen to ignore them and have been arrested for the offences. The highest reading of the campaign so far was provided by a 45-year-old man from […]

CCTV appeal following altercation inside York nightclub

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At approximately 12.50am on Sunday 29 October 2017, there was an altercation inside Vudu Lounge and Nightclub on Swinegate, York. It was a busy night with many people celebrating Halloween.  The altercation involved a group of three women and two other women who suffered cuts and bruises. Both injured women attended York Hospital and left after treatment. Police […]