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Appeal for information following anti-social riding of motorbikes in Knaresborough

Posted on in Local appeals

At 11.45pm Saturday 8 December 2018 around the Halfpenny Lane, Hay-A-Park estate area of Knaresborough, three people were seen riding motorbikes on the road and pavement without lights or registration plates, causing a danger to legitimate road users and pedestrians and causing a noise nuisance. Police are appealing for information to determine who the riders are and […]

Appeal following verbal altercation and assault at Vanguard Shopping Centre, York

Posted on in Local appeals

The incident occurred at 12.05pm on Saturday 1 December 2018 and involved a woman being verbally and physically assaulted by another woman, who was a passenger from a Black BMW. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. Any witnesses to the incident or anyone with information that could assist the investigation is asked […]

CCTV image issued after handbag theft in York

Posted on in CCTV appeals

The bag was stolen from Popworld and her contactless bank cards were subsequently used. Police are interested in talking to this man, who may have information. If you recognise him or have any information in relation to this incident, which happened on Sunday, 25 November, please contact North Yorkshire Police on 101 quoting reference 12180219820 […]

CCTV appeal following purse theft in York

Posted on in CCTV appeals

Between 2pm and 3pm on Wednesday 28 November an elderly lady had her purse stolen from her bag, near Aldi in Huntington, York. A similar attempt was made against another elderly lady at Aldi in Wetherby on Thursday 6 December 2018. Officers have secured CCTV footage of two people who may have important information that […]

21 arrested in first week of drink drive campaign – one driver blows three-and-a-half times the legal limit

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On average, those arrested have recorded breathalyser readings of almost twice the legal drink drive limit. One man in his 60s who was stopped in Scarborough blew more than three-and-a-half times the legal limit. It has prompted traffic officers to reiterate their warning: “If you drink and drive, we will catch you”. Five motorists were […]

Appeal following Burglary in Gargrave

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It happened on Skipton Road, Gargrave between 9am and 5pm on Thursday 6 December 2018. Offenders used a rock to smash a window to gain entry to the address after which an untidy search of the rooms inside was made. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In […]