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Racist incident after parking dispute in knaresborough

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It happened at Conyngham Hall Car Park in Knaresborough at approximately midday on Sunday 21 June 2020 and involved a Polish family in a black BMW 5 series estate and an older couple in a Silver BMW 3 series. A verbal altercation occurred over a parking space, when racist comments were made towards the Polish […]

Appeal following affray in Clifton, York

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The incident happened at around 6pm on 21 June 2020 at Evelyn Crescent, York, when  a group of men in their twenties with bladed articles were seen chasing after some other people. Two men have been arrested in relation to the incident and they have been bailed pending further enquiries. We are requesting the public’s […]

Appeal for witnesses following violent incident in York

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It happened at around 3.15pm on 19 June, when two men got out of ta silver Citroen Picasso taxi and threw a bottle at the passenger side window of a white Audi A5. As a result of this, both the driver (21 year old female from York) and the passenger (21 year old male from […]

#SafeguardingWeek2020: Counter terrorism police urge awareness of online risks to young people

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North Yorkshire Police’s Prevent team are concerned that the recent coronavirus isolation measures, including the closure of schools and colleges, may have placed some people at an increased risk of being drawn into violent extremism or terrorism while spending more time online. Those who are worried about someone close to them are urged to visit […]