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Scarborough: Appeal following criminal damage to nursery minibus on Columbus Ravine

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Information is being sought in relation to these incidents which include the Little Footsteps Nursery minibus having its tyres slashed. The incidents have happened overnight between 6 November 2020 and 20 January 2021. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incidents. In particular, we are appealing for information […]

143 fixed penalty notices issued by police for Covid breaches in the past week

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This takes the total number of FPNs issued since the third national lockdown began on 6 January 2021 to 471. The numbers are broken down by region, gender, age and breach below. LOCKDOWN 3 NOTICES ISSUED SINCE 26 JAN 2021 Gender Breach Local Authority Area where Notice Issued Notices Issued Local Residents Visitors Male Female […]

ONS Crime Figures published today

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Annual crime statistics have been published today by the Office of National Statistics. Crime in England and Wales – Office for National Statistics (ons.gov.uk) Covering the 12-month period to year ending September 2020, the figures show recorded crime has decreased by 9 % percent in North Yorkshire. Deputy Chief Constable Phil Cain, said: “Not withstanding […]

***UPDATE*** York: Suspected violent incident at Clifton – five men arrested as witnesses urged to come forward

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Witnesses or anyone with information, CCTV or dash-cam footage of the incident are urged to come forward. If you can help, please call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 1, and speak to the Force Control Room. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or make a report online to www.crimestoppers-uk.org. Please quote reference […]

Patrols increased in York following Osbaldwick catalytic converter thefts

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A number of thefts have recently taken place in the Osbaldwick area of the city, and residents there are being asked to be particularly vigilant and check their vehicle’s security. North Yorkshire Police officers and PCSOs have been deployed to the area, carrying out high-visibility patrols, and giving advice to owners of vehicles that could […]

Appeal for information after number of incidents including a robbery in Ripon

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The first incident was a robbery that happened at approximately 6.30pm on King Street. A 23 year-old man was attacked by two or three suspects who are described as young males. The victim’s mobile phone and watch were stolen during the incident and he sustained injuries to his face. In the second report incident, four […]