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Witnesses sought following assault in York

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North Yorkshire Police is appealing for information following an assault which occurred on Blue Bridge Lane in York. The incident occurred at around 5pm on Wednesday, 13 June and is believed to have involved a woman in her 40s and a man in his 30s. Officers need to ascertain the full circumstances surrounding the incident […]

Comment on conclusion of PC Parnell misconduct panel

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PC Parnell admitted he had accessed the police computer system on 30 occasions without an appropriate or proper policing purpose, and that this constituted gross misconduct. He also admitted that he had failed to declare business interests as he was required to do, and that he had used police email and printing/scanning resources to pursue […]

Two arrested as Scarborough police execute drug warrants

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On the morning of Wednesday 13 June 2018 officers entered the first property on the High Street where they found a quantity of cannabis and suspected amphetamine. A 28-year-old Scarborough man was arrested on suspicion of possessing drugs with intent to supply.  A second man at the property was issued with a cannabis warning. The […]

Summer 2018 drink and drug driving campaign kicks off in North Yorkshire

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Officers will be out in force, carrying out stop checks at all times of the day including early mornings to detect those who are still over the limit from the night before. They will also be targeting known offenders and key locations throughout the county. The campaign, which begins on 14 June and runs for […]

Scarborough day-time burglary appeals

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The most recent incident occurred at a house on Lady Edith’s Avenue at Newby between 7am and 4.45pm on Friday 1 June 2018. The suspects made off with cash, jewellery and sentimental items. Officers are asking for help to trace the items, including a silver Kronen and Sohne pocket watch, a rose pink Apple iWatch, […]