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Appeal for information following robbery at Co-op in Catterick

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Officers are appealing for information following a robbery at the Co-op in Catterick during the early hours of this morning (Tuesday, 2 October). Just before 2.30am three men smashed their way into the store using sledgehammers and removed the safe and cigarettes before they left the scene on foot. A thorough search of the area […]

Appeal on behalf of the Coroner’s office

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We are appealing on behalf of the Coroner’s Office to trace the family of Barry Adelburgh, 68, who lived on Buckingham Terrace, York. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Coroner’s office on 01609 643123.

North Yorkshire Police bust 10 common myths about mobile safety cameras… and give the facts that might change your opinion of them

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They include the true effectiveness of camera vans at reducing casualties, why certain locations are chosen over others and whether enforcement cameras are a “money-maker” for the force. North Yorkshire Police is sharing the facts as part of its year-round campaign to make North Yorkshire’s roads safer. Called “If you saw what I saw…” the […]

Statement regarding employment tribunal

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Chief Constable Lisa Winward said: “I would like to take this opportunity to apologise publicly to Mr Ahmed for the unconscious discrimination he suffered whilst an officer at North Yorkshire Police, and for the handling of a historic incident where Mr Ahmed was subjected to a racial slur by a detainee in custody, that was […]

Appeal for witnesses following serious collision outside Blue Dolphin Holiday Park

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North Yorkshire Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious collision which occurred outside the Blue Dolphin Holiday Park, Filey. The incident occurred at around 5.45pm on Thursday, 27 September outside the holiday park on Bowes Lane. It involved a red Jaguar XF and a blue Volkswagen Passat estate which collided head-on. Both front seat […]