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Volunteer-led roadshows aim to keep people safe at Christmas

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Focusing on online safety, personal safety and protecting your home and property, volunteers will be visiting towns across the county to hand out crime prevention advice, raise awareness of online crime and promote the North Yorkshire Community Messaging system. Community messaging allows members of the public to receive alerts about crime and incidents in their […]

Appeal following a robbery in Harrogate

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It happened at approximately 12pm on Saturday 4 November at the shelter at Library Gardens, Harrogate near to Station Parade. Two men, aged between 30 and 40 years of age, were involved in an argument. It is believed that one then used a weapon to hit the other, causing injuries, before taking some money belonging […]

“Cold case” breakthrough: Man arrested and charged with 1988 rape in York

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Following questioning the 53-year-old from Goole was charged with rape, along with a Section 14 indecent assault under the previous Sexual Offences Act. He has been remanded in custody and will appear at York Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday morning (14 November 2017). The alleged incident occurred in the Castlegate area of the city at around […]

Appeal to trace woman who was seen getting in to a car with three men in York

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She was seen entering a vehicle which contained three men on the Lawrence Street junction with Foss Islands Road at approximately 2.40am on Monday 13 November 2017. The vehicle is described as a silver hatchback. It was seen to perform a U-turn in the Enterprise Rent-A-Car car park before travelling towards Hull Road. It is unclear […]

Scarborough child sexual abuse investigation: 20-year-old man sent to prison

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Reece Michael Hudson, aged 20, was sentenced to two years and four months at York Crown Court on Friday (10 November 2017). He was also made subject of notification requirements as a sex offender for 10 year and an eight year Sexual Harm Prevention Order. Despite initially denying multiple charges for sexual offences including engaging […]

Appeal to trace missing Scarborough youngsters Annabelle Addison and Michael Moore

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They have not been seen since 9pm on Saturday 4 November. They were reported missing at lunchtime on Sunday.  They are considered vulnerable due to their age and it is believed they do not have access to money. Police enquiries suggest they left Scarborough on a train and they are currently in the Cambridge or […]