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Ten ways to protect yourself and your car from being targeted in a car key burglary

Posted on in Blogs, News stories

Perpetrators will often target the owners of high-value vehicles; ‘cruising’ around residential areas looking for opportunities to exploit their security and get to their keys. Whilst burglaries of this nature are uncommon in North Yorkshire, it is important that vehicle and home owners take simple prevention methods to deter potential thieves. The more difficult you make […]

Appeal following assault on Coney Street, York

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened on the junction of Market Street/Coney Street, York at approximately 4.15pm and involved a 15 year old male who reported that he was approached by an older male who grabbed hold of him when he refused to give the male his phone. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full […]

Appeal following assault in Scarborough

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened  between 7.15pm and 7.45pm on Monday 28 October 2019 and involved around six males and females. A female present has been assaulted and has an injury to her right ear after been hit in the ear with a bunch of keys by one of the males involved. We are requesting the public’s assistance […]

Appeal for information after theft from vehicle in Richmond

Posted on in Local appeals

The incident happened on Beechfield Road, Richmond at 10.45pm on Monday 4 November 2019 and involved a white Ford Transit van. The van’s rear doors were forced open and power tools stolen. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for James Bowie. […]

Crash in York: Appeal for witnesses

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At 11pm a loud bang was heard in the vicinity of Eason View and St Helen’s Road in Dringhouses. Damage was caused to a wall at the junction by a vehicle which then left the scene. Police want to hear from anyone who witnessed the collision or saw a vehicle with rear end damage in […]