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Stained glass window smashed in burglary at Selby Abbey

Posted on in Local appeals

Police are appealing for witnesses and information about the burglary, which occurred between 11pm on Saturday 17 October 2020 and 1am the following day. A First World War memorial stained glass window was smashed by an unknown offender to gain entry. They went on to steal a tablet computer and a small amount of cash. […]

Damage to vehicle in Pickering

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened on Outgang Road, Pickering, sometime between 6.30pm on Friday 16 October and 8am on Saturday 17 October 2020. It involved a white car being scratched down the side. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact […]

Spotlight on metal theft and waste crime in North Yorkshire, as part of national police operation

Posted on in News stories, Rural

The operation was part of a wider national clampdown, dubbed Operation Tornado II, which has seen forces across the country focus on metal theft and waste crime over the past week. This kind of crime is a national issue, but North Yorkshire’s isolated, rural areas are particularly vulnerable to such offending – which is often […]

164 cars checked during tyre safety operation in Northallerton

Posted on in News stories

Officers engaged with 164 motorists as part of TyreSafe’s annual Tyre Safety Month campaign. The campaign takes place every October and is used to advise and encourage drivers to make sure that they regularly check their tyres for any damage, wear or deflation that could potentially put their safety or the safety of other road […]

York residents urged to follow latest restrictions

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Councillor Keith Aspden, Leader of City of York Council and Chair of the Outbreak Management Advisory Board said: “There’s no doubt that these new restrictions will make life more challenging, but we need to pull together across the city and support each other. The best way we can do this is by following the new […]