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Man jailed for six years and seven months after grooming a teenage girl

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Michael John Dale, 30, of Dorts Crescent, Church Fenton, previously from the York area, was jailed by York Crown Court on Friday 17 August 2018. Dale pleaded guilty to three counts of sexual activity with a child and one of inciting a child to engage in sexual activity. He admitted three of the offences in February […]

Appeal following dog bite injury in Harrogate

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On Wednesday 11 July 2018, a member of the public was walking their dog along Saltergate Drive in Harrogate when they were approached by a woman. The woman was also walking her dog, which jumped up towards the member of the public and bit their left arm, causing a small injury. Anyone who witnessed the […]

North Yorkshire Police warns shoppers to stay tuned to fraud as £6.5 million is lost to gift card fraud in the UK

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Fraudsters are using online store gift cards to collect money from victims because they can be easily redeemed and sold on. The fraudsters don’t need the physical card to redeem the value and will instead use tactics to persuade victims to purchase gift cards in large amounts and read out the serial code on the […]

Specials join forces in York this weekend

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Special Constables from North Yorkshire Police, Cleveland Police and British Transport Police (BTP) will join forces this weekend, for what is expected to be another very busy time in York city centre.

Top gardening tips to help keep your home secure

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By designing and maintaining your garden with the following tips from the Secured by Design initiative, you’ll be reducing your chances of becoming a victim of crime. Rear fences should be two metres high, including a trellis to support plants but not to support the weight of a possible intruder. Keep fences and plants in the […]