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North Yorkshire Police supports worldwide campaign to end abuse and violence

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The ‘16 days of activism’ campaign, which runs from International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women through to International Human Rights day, aims to raise awareness of the prevalence of abuse and violence and encourage people to learn and talk about abuse, so they can better identify it and bring it to an […]

Meet our latest canine recruit Harry

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He likes to wear his green Halloween jumper at the moment but one day he’ll have to swap it for a hi-vis police harness. He is currently being puppy-walked by one of our volunteers to socialise him and get him use to everyday situations such as getting to know other dogs, travelling in a vehicle, […]

Appeal following York sexual assault

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It happened on Three Cranes Lane shortly before 11pm on 23 November 2019, and involved a woman being sexually assaulted by a male at the end of the alley by St Sampsons Square, between the Three Cranes pub and Pizza Express. A 54-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident, and released under […]

Appeal following hate crime on Craven bus

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It happened between Crosshills and Cowling between 4.50pm and 5.10pm on Tuesday 19 November 2019, and involved a man verbally abusing another passenger. 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 North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option […]

North Yorkshire Police issue warnings after red kite poisoned

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The red kite was found dead by a member of the public near Pateley Bridge on 1 March close to a caravan site. After examination to rule out obvious causes of death, North Yorkshire Police submitted the bird to the Wildlife Incident Investigation Scheme (WIIS) for analysis. Laboratory analysis by WIIS identified the presence of […]

Appeal after £5,000 worth of clothing stolen from Settle shop

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It happened overnight between 5.15pm on Monday 25 November 2019 and 8.30am the following morning. Officers are asking members of the public to be vigilant and to look out for and call the police if they are offered any of the items for sale or notice anyone suddenly come into possession of simialr items. Enquiries […]