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Armed robbery at Post Office on Bridlington Street, Hunmanby

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A man, thought to be armed with a gun, threatened staff and made off with approximately £350. Post Office staff were left shaken but unharmed. The man, thought to be in his 20’s was wearing a hat and scarf. He was seen to get into the driver’s side of a grey Nissan car, possibly a […]

Missing Vietnamese girls from York found safe and well

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Overnight, one girl was found at an address in the Thames Valley area and the other was located in Bedfordshire. Both girls are being returned to the care of local authorities. Our thanks go to everyone who shared our appeal and members of the public who called in with information. The investigation to establish the […]

Update – Cordon lifted in Selby and residents returned to homes

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In a multi-agency investigation, the suspected hazardous materials found at a property were later deemed to be safe and residents have been allowed to return to their homes. The 60-year-old man arrested on suspicion of racial/religious aggravated harassment and criminal damage, remains in police custody. The investigation is ongoing and a scene guard remains in […]

Special Constable recruitment webchat – potential recruits invited to ask questions

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The force has assembled a panel of experts including current Special Constables and Human Resource staff who can answer any questions potential recruits may have about joining up. The webchat will take place on Wednesday 19 July 2017 between 6pm and 7pm. To take part, go to northyorkshire.police.uk/webchat. Special Constables are volunteer police officers who […]

York police arrest two men on suspicion of stealing parking meters

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At around 9.15pm, police received a call from a member of the public reporting that a van had crashed into a parking meter on Wigginton Road and the occupants had then loaded the meter into the van. A short time later, officers received a further report of a similar incident in Carlisle Street car park. […]

CCTV Appeal – Theft of goods from Newby Service Station, Scarborough

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  A white Mercedes VITO van pulled into the petrol station at 11.15am on Wednesday 7 June 2017 and three men were seen to get out of the vehicle and enter the petrol station. Several cans of Red Bull were then taken from the shelf and no offer of payment was made. Police would like […]