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North Yorkshire Police raise awareness of the dangers of carrying a knife or weapon 

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Detective Superintendent Steve Thomas, who is the operational lead for knife crime in North Yorkshire Police, said: “Reports of tragic and life changing incidents involving knives and weapons have been in the headlines in recent months which reminds us how all too easily a life can be taken away by someone’s reckless choice to carry […]

Witness and information appeal following a burglary in Skipton

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The incident happened between 1pm and 4pm on 2 March 2019 when Jewellery and other items were taken from the house, including the car keys, which led to the car from the driveway also being stolen. The stolen car is a blue BMW convertible, registration number YE66 HAO. Police are appealing for any witnesses who […]

Appeal following theft of a motorcycle

Appeal following theft of a motorcycle

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It happened on Tennyson Avenue between 5.50pm and 8.30pm on 5 March 2019. The motorcycle was found in an alleyway on Tennyson avenue with a substantial amount of damage the following day. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for Paul O’Neill. […]

CCTV appeal following theft from Boots

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The incident happened at around 6.15pm on Wednesday 13 February 2019 at  the store at Monks Cross. A number of perfumes and body lotions were taken. Officers would like to speak to the men in the CCTV in connection with the incident, and are asking members of the public to get in touch if they […]

‘No one knows your journey better than you. Be proud of you’ – International Women’s Day and what it means to the people of North Yorkshire Police

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The role of women in the police service has evolved significantly in the country in last 100 years. The Women’s Police Service was founded in 1914 and a year later, the first female officer was given the power to arrest. By 1920, 43 police authorities in England and Wales were employing 238 women. It was […]

Spring-time home security measures to help keep opportunistic criminals at bay

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Along with de-cluttering, this is also a great opportunity to expand your spring cleaning regime to include checking and upgrading your home security. This involves taking an objective and realistic look around your home, garage, sheds and other outbuildings and asking yourself the stark question: How easily could a hardened criminal break in? This type […]