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One man arrested and two seriously hurt after fracas in Whitby street

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Both were taken to hospital following a disturbance in Baxtergate. The incident was reported as homophobic hate crime and is being dealt with by police accordingly. Detectives believe it was an isolated incident. Police believe two groups of men were in JK’s bar before the incident took place. An altercation happened in the Baxtergate area […]

Police will continue to target drink and drug drivers throughout 2019 after an “encouraging” reduction this Christmas

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The number of drink and drug drivers arrested across the county fell significantly this December compared to last, with lower average breathalyser readings and far fewer heavily-intoxicated drivers. It suggests more motorists have taken heed of warnings, police said today after the county-wide campaign drew to a close, but officers acknowledge there is still a […]

12 things that you can do in 2019 to help keep your family, your home and North Yorkshire safe

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Is your car winter ready? Christmas is over but the worst of the winter weather could still be on its way – have you checked that your car is ready? Take this simple five-minute test to see if your vehicle is ready for cold conditions. Don’t leave it until it’s too late… northyorkshire.police.uk/fiveminutetest Beat the […]

CCTV appeal after cash taken from elderly man in York

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A man approached an elderly man in Fishergate, York, and watched him withdraw money from a cash machine. The suspect then took the money from the machine before the elderly man could reach it. The incident happened between 9.25pm and 9.45pm on October 3 and despite extensive enquiries, police are still trying to identify the […]

Witnesses and dash-cam footage sought following fatal collision on A64 at York

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The incident occurred on the east-bound carriage of the A64, between the Grimston Bar and Hopgrove roundabouts, at around 7am today (Wednesday 2 January 2019). It is believed the man had been crossing the road on foot when the collision occurred. The deceased is from York and aged in his late 50s. His family have […]

Shopping in the January sales online?

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Shopping in the January sales online? At this bargain-mania time of year, there comes with it a heightened level of risk when shopping online and making internet bookings for things such as holidays and concerts. Criminals look to take advantage of people of all ages who are conducting financial transactions online. It is also known […]