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Scarborough: Investigation into off-duty police officer assault

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The incident occurred outside Squire’s carpet shop on Victoria Road at 6.39am on Friday (3 April 2020). The suspect, who was bare chested and wearing tracksuit bottoms, was reported to have violently confronted the off-duty officer and tried to throw a bag of vomit over him. The man was initially restrained by the victim and […]

Coronavirus: Thank you York and North Yorkshire

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Better weather is on its way, and while we would usually be gearing up to enjoy everything that our beautiful county has to offer, we have to remember why we must stay at home. We’ve seen some tragic headlines over the past few weeks, providing a very sobering reminder of why the Government are instructing […]

“Edibles” drug warning to parents and carers

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The officers have been made aware of a recent increase in availability and use of “Edibles” across North Yorkshire. This worrying trend has also been flagged-up as a concern through the Multi Agency Child Exploitation meetings. PC Lauren Green said: “We want to make parents and carers aware that we have seen a slight rise […]

Do any of these items belong to you? Appeal for recent burglary victims in North Yorkshire to come forward

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Most of the items were recovered by Border Police in Chile or at Heathrow Airport between December 2019 and February 2020. Officers in North Yorkshire are investigating whether they are connected to recent burglaries which occurred in the Barlby, Hemingbrough, Copmanthorpe, Colburn, Bedale and Harrogate areas which occurred between December 2019 and February 2020. If […]

North Yorkshire Police release British Sign Language video about hate crime

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Working with a local BSL translator, the video runs through what hate crime is, how to recognise and report it to police. It also provides details of other organisations and charities who can provide advice and support. The video also explains that North Yorkshire Police will not tolerate any form of hate crime – for […]