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Missing woman found safe in Scarborough

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She was found in Scarborough yesterday evening, after a member of the public who had seen her photograph in our appeal recognised her near the coast. The coastguard and police helicopter were involved in the search for her. Thank you to everyone who shared our appeal to find her on social media.

Appeal following sexual exposure in York

Posted on in Local appeals

The incident occurred on the cycle path between the Nestle entrance on Wigginton Road and New Earswick at around 8.40pm on Monday, 25 May when a man indecently exposed himself before performing a sexual act in front of two 19-year-old women. Officers are keen to speak with anyone who has information on the incident or […]

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Analysis shows buzzard killed by combination of four different pesticides

Posted on in News stories, Wildlife Crime

In March 2020, a member of the public saw a buzzard fall out of a tree in Pateley Bridge, Nidderdale. It was taken straight to a local vet but sadly died soon after. The buzzard was sent to the Wildlife Incident Investigation Scheme (WIIS), administered by Natural England, for further analysis due to the circumstances […]

Reminder that Covid-19 has not gone away following busy bank holiday weekend

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They also want to remind people that coronavirus has not gone away and it can still be passed on to family and friends despite the relaxation of some restrictions. The reminder comes after the bank holiday weekend saw North Yorkshire Police issue 52 fines for breaches of the coronavirus regulations in addition to issuing over […]

York drug dealing suspects arrested after city-wide raids

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On the morning of Friday May 22 2020, North Yorkshire Police officers executed warrants, forcing entry into four different properties. At a house in Dunnington, two suspects – a 33-year-old man and a 34-year-old woman – were arrested. At an address on Melrosegate, a further suspect, a 28-year-old man, was arrested. An amount of suspected […]