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Appeal to trace wanted Scarborough man Mitchell Thomas Johnson

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Mitchell Thomas Johnson, aged 25, failed to appear at Scarborough Magistrates’ Court on 2 September 2020 in relation to alleged public order offences committed in the town on 4 November 2019. The court has issued a warrant for his arrest and police enquiries have been ongoing in the area to locate him. Johnson, whose last […]

Incident on Lawrence Street, York, 18 September

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At around 8.30am on 18 September North Yorkshire Police received reports from Yorkshire Ambulance Service that they were attending reports of a man with serious injuries in the street. Initial reports are that the man had fallen from a window. The area has been cordoned off to allow officers to carry out enquiries and examine […]

Act now, save lives, protect schools, support businesses

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The stark warning is being issued by North Yorkshire Local Resilience Forum (NYLRF), the agencies and partners responsible for leading the fight against the pandemic here. NYLRF includes the emergency services, local authorities and the NHS and is issuing this call as cases have more than quadrupled over the last fortnight. Today the group is […]

Three arrests and drugs seized after taxi stop in Craven

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At about 11.45am on Wednesday 16 September 2020, officers from North Yorkshire Police’s Operation Expedite team were on proactive patrol in the area of Cross Hills, Skipton, when they stopped a taxi which was suspected of involvement in drugs supply offences. Two men, aged 25 and 20, were arrested from the taxi on suspicion of […]

Police call for stable yard vigilance after horsebox theft

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At about 9.30pm on Tuesday 15 September 2020, a black and silver horsebox was stolen from stables near Burton Salmon. A gate lock was broken, and a horsebox kept there was dragged off by a silver estate car. Anyone who saw anything suspicious, or has any information about the theft, is asked to contact North […]