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UPDATED 4 March 2019: Man charged following collision involving police vehicle

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The 41-year-old man is due to appear at York Magistrates’ Court on 4 April  charged with dangerous driving, failing to stop for the police, driving using an expired licence and driving with no insurance. The man remains in police custody and is due to transfer into the custody of another police force in connection with […]

How you can help to tackle Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking

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Victims are viewed as a commodity to be traded or exploited over and over again. This may be for use in criminal purposes, forced labour, domestic servitude or for sexual exploitation. The National Crime Agency reported that in 2017, 5,145 potential victims of modern slavery were identified, a 35% increase on the previous year. However, […]

Professionals and those in public facing roles urged to report Child Sexual Exploitation

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CSE is when children or teenagers are taken advantage of by adult criminals who have a sexual motive. This may involve grooming a young person, having inappropriate relationships or bribing them with cash or gifts in return for sexual contact. Sometimes criminals target their victim in person, and in other cases, young people are targeted […]