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Archive – September, 2016

Read the latest local appeals, news stories and missing person alerts. The full list of stories, in date order, is below. But you can use "categories" and "neighbourhoods" to filter your selection.

Appeal following recent house burglary near Skipton

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The incident took place at a property on Harrogate Road, Beamsley between 3.30pm on Sunday 18th September 2016 and 7.45pm on Tuesday 20th September 2016. The offender gained entry by smashing the glass in a rear patio door and items of property were stolen including a Space Grey Apple iPad Air tablet. We are conducting […]

European Day Without a Road Death – Wednesday 21 September 2016

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TISPOL, the European Traffic Police Network has been inviting people to sign up and pledge to drive and ride safer today, and so far over one hundred thousand people all across Europe have made that pledge. TISPOL’s ultimate aim is that nobody will lose their life on roads today and that the day will encourage […]

Hundreds of York farms and businesses offered free security boost

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Officers have identified hundreds of York business premises that are located on industrial estates or away from built-up areas, and over the coming weeks will be sending them a self-assessment questionnaire and information about crime prevention. Dubbed “Operation Woodchip” for rural businesses, and “Operation Woollen” for farms, the campaign is the biggest rural crime prevention […]

Appeal for witnesses following theft in Scarborough

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    It  occurred on North Marine Road, Scarborough, at around 6pm on Friday 2 September 2016. The complainant is a woman aged in her early 30s who was wearing a bright orange jumper. The suspects are a group of female youths in dark clothing. Officers are conducting enquiries and are requesting the public’s assistance to help […]

Smart operation will target the fear of crime in York

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The crime prevention campaign will take place in the Clifton area of the city on Wednesday 28 and Thursday 29 September, with police working alongside other agencies including trading standards and the fire service to provide reassurance and crime prevention advice to residents. Officers have used street-level data available to the public sector which measures […]

Community Messaging goes mobile thanks to new smartphone app

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North Yorkshire Community Messaging is a free system that lets people register to receive the latest crime notifications and community news in their neighbourhoods. The new app, now available to download for iOS and Android devices, takes advantage of geolocation technology, allowing users to receive important alerts that are relevant to them – wherever they […]