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Urgent appeal for witnesses and dashcam footage after girl seriously injured in York collision

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At about 5pm on Wednesday 12 June 2019, police received a report of a serious collision on Low Poppleton Lane, York, involving a pedestrian – a 12-year-old girl – and a motorcycle which left the scene. The pedestrian suffered serious head injuries and was taken to Leeds General Infirmary for treatment. The motorcycle, believed to […]

My story – recent recruit PC Christopher Hudson

My story – recent recruit PC Christopher Hudson

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I have a degree in criminology and after I graduated I worked in event security for a while.  It was interesting but I was looking for something that was more interesting and rewarding and I made a decision to join the police. The recruitment process was easy – surprisingly.  And that was because of the […]

Theft of two vans from Pickering

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It happened on Thornton Road Industrial Estate, Pickering, between 10pm and 11pm on Tuesday 11 June 2019. Offenders forced entry into a business premises, causing damage. They took vehicle keys and used them to steal two company vehicles, both Transit vans with the logo “PROLINE WINDOWS” on the side. The vans may have been driven […]

Joint focus on rural fly-tipping sees defective vehicles taken off the roads

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Officers from North Yorkshire Police worked alongside colleagues from Craven District Council, Harrogate Borough Council, North Yorkshire County Council Trading Standards, the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA), the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) and others on a two-day operation in Ripon and Skipton. Specialist police officers from the force’s Roads Policing Group and […]