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Archive – November, 2016

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Men arrested, dogs and 4×4 seized after Selby poaching report

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Police were called on the morning of Sunday 27 November by a vigilant member of the public, with a report of suspicious activity on land at Cliffe, near Selby. Officers attended immediately, and arrested three men on suspicion of poaching and criminal damage to crops. Three dogs were taken to kennels to be cared for, […]

Three years in jail for man who hit PCSO with garden ornament

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Troy Craig Park, 27, from Eastfield and formerly of East Knapton, was found guilty by jury on Thursday 24 November 2016 of assault and criminal damage. On the night of Sunday 15 August 2015, two PCSOs were patrolling the Eastfield area and encountered Park who was in an agitated state and was verbally abusive towards […]

Joint operation to tackle Harrogate anti-social behaviour produces positive results

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Harrogate police have been working with the Community Safety Team at Harrogate Borough Council on the operation, which aims to ensure residents and visitors feel safe in the town. The operation, dubbed Op Yeehaw, involves high-visibility police patrols, and sees officers and PCSOs engaging with the local community and enforcing Harrogate’s Public Spaces Protection Order […]

Rural residents urged to watch out for suspicious activity – and ‘call it in’

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Particularly in rural areas, local communities can act as the ‘eyes and ears’ of the police, allowing officers to clamp down on crime wherever it occurs. As part of the ‘Call it in’ campaign, North Yorkshire Police’s Rural Taskforce is asking residents to note down and report any suspicious activity, particularly in remote or isolated […]

Pinki’s special blog #7

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This week we had legislation 4 (we had the 5 before the 4). We were given some time at the beginning of the session to discuss any concerns we had, and I definitely had some, mostly around revising and being ready for the test. I have to say it was comforting to hear that I […]