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Witnesses sought to coach collision on A64 near York

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It occurred on Thursday 9 November at around 4.40pm. Two children were hurt but fortunately their injuries were not serious. Did you witness the incident and do you have any dashcam footage? If so please contact North Yorkshire Police via telephone 101 and select option 1, quoting incident number 12170205463.

Burglary near Great Ayton

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It happened on Dikes Lane between around 4.40pm and 5.15pm on Thursday, 23 November 2017. We are conducting enquiries and are requesting the public’s assistance to help determine the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information about any suspect vehicles or persons seen in the area that afternoon, or anyone […]

Appeal following arson attack in Selby

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A black Honda 125 cc moped was taken from Cockret Road and moved to Barker Drive where it was set alight and damaged beyond repair. It happened in the early hours of Thursday 23 November 2017, from around 4am. A further incident occurred nearby, in Buller Street, where a wheelie bin was set on fire. […]

Teenager given life sentence in Katie Rough case

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Statement from Senior Investigating Officer, DCI Andrea Kell: “This investigation has been one of the most tragic, and challenging, I have ever dealt with during my career as a police officer. “There are no positive results from cases such as these. “Regardless of the conviction and sentence, nothing will ever replace the loss of Katie […]

York police step up visibility in response to local community

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The initiative, known as Operation Collaborate, is designed to increase police visibility in response to feedback from the public who want to see more police in their communities. The operation forms part of the York Neighbourhood Policing Team’s commitment to those areas that perhaps don’t see police officers or police community support officers (PCSOs) as […]