We regularly issue press releases to highlight current news and appeals. This month's releases appear in this section - older items are moved to the archive section.
New releases will appear at the top of the page; older items will be towards the bottom. All press releases are issued by the Corporate Communications Directorate, except those marked with an asterisk, which are issued by our partners.
Police are investigating after thieves cut down overhead power lines in Eggborough leaving a number of homes without electricity.
Police are appealing for information following a serious road collision in Ripon, which left an elderly woman in hospital.
Ryedale police are appealing for the public's help following the theft of a vehicle in Gilling East.
Police are appealing for information and offering security advice following an attempted burglary near Malton.
Humberside Police are appealing for help to locate a missing 13 year old girl who may be in North Yorkshire.
Police investigating a minor collision in Escrick are appealing for a vital witness to come forward.
Police investigating an assault in Catterick, which left two men injured, have released an image of a suspect they need to trace.
Scarborough police have issued images of a stolen motorcycle as they appeal for the public's help to locate it.
Below are the enforcement locations for North Yorkshire Police's mobile safety cameras for week commencing Wednesday11 December 2013.
Detectives are investigating after eight beach chalets burned down in Scarborough.
Thank you very much for your assistance, we have now identified the person who appeared on the CCTV.
Ryedale police are appealing for information following a burglary in the district.
Magistrates have granted the forfeiture of £17,534.95 after it was recovered from a vehicle stopped by police in York.
Detectives investigating after a man was injured confronting an intruder in the back garden of his home in York have released an E-Fit image of a suspect they are looking for in connection with the incident.
Detectives are appealing for witnesses following an aggravated burglary near Harrogate.
Twenty people have been arrested on suspicion of drink or drug driving since the beginning of North Yorkshire Police's Christmas Safety Campaign.
Detectives are appealing for witnesses after a man was injured while confronting an intruder in York.
Thank you for your help. The dog owner has now been found.
Two men have been arrested in West Yorkshire as part of Operation Hawk, North Yorkshire Police's ongoing crackdown on travelling criminals and rural crime.
Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious collision on the B1257 near Sproxton in the Helmsley area.
Police teams in the Whitby and Scarborough area have been on hand around the clock to help people who have been directly affected by the flooding, as well as to provide support and reassurance to the wider community during this very worrying time.
Police are appealing for witnesses after an 81-year-old woman suffered serious head injuries after being hit by a car in Easingwold.
Police are appealing for witnesses after a pedestrian was killed in a road traffic collision near Whitby.
Police have issued CCTV images of a man they would like to speak to in connection with an incident at the Cost Cutters store on Bridge Street in Helmsley.
Police are currently at the scene of a serious road traffic collision on the A171 Whitby to Scarborough road, which occurred 5.40pm today (Thursday 5 December 2013).
The wife of Sean Boy Finney, who died at The Ranch Caravan Park on Cliffe Common, on Sunday 1 December 2013, has issued the following statement and attached photograph.
North Yorkshire Police is appealing for information after a burglary in Barton le Willows, near Malton.
55 people were arrested as part of an intense day of action under North Yorkshire Police's Operation Hawk yesterday (4 December 2013).
Police are appealing for information following a serious road traffic collision in Harrogate.
A large number of weather-related incidents have been reported to North Yorkshire Police today.
Scarborough police are appealing for information after car tyres were slashed in the town.
Motorists are urged take extra care over the next 24 hours with winds of up to 80mph forecasted to hit the region.
Thank you very much for all of your help. We have now identified the woman.
We can confirm that the missing girl has been found safe and well and has been returned home. Thank you for your help with our appeal.
We are now in a position to name the man who died at The Ranch Caravan Park on Cliffe Common, on Sunday 1 December 2013.
Police in York who were searching for a black Peugeot 206 have located the vehicle in the Heslington area of the city.
Police investigating the fatal collision near Wharram le Street in which three people died have renewed their appeal to trace a vehicle seen moments before the collision.
North Yorkshire Police is turning up the pressure on travelling criminals with every available resource called upon to support an Operation Hawk "day of action" on Wednesday 4 December 2013.
Scarborough police are appealing for information following an act of arson in the town.
Below are the enforcement locations for North Yorkshire Police's mobile safety cameras for week commencing Wednesday4 December 2013.
Police are appealing for witnesses after a bike was stolen in Norton.
Police are appealing for witnesses after a car was damaged in Harrogate.
One of North Yorkshire Police's wildlife and rural crime officers, PC John Wilbor, has won the prestigious WWF-sponsored Wildlife Enforcer of the Year Award 2013.
Two convicted drug dealers from York and Leeds have been ordered to repay a total £13,655 by York Crown Court.
Whitby police are appealing for information after unusual incidents near the town.
Police have released further CCTV and renewed their appeal to trace a man wanted in connection with a sneak-in burglary at an elderly man's home in a village in the Swaledale area.
Police are continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding an unexplained death near Selby.