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Archive – September, 2017

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UPDATED – Man charged following serious assault in York

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Police were called at around 9.40pm to the incident on Station Road near the Principal Hotel which resulted in a man in his sixties sustaining serious head injuries. He was taken to hospital where he remains. A 26-year-old man and a woman in her sixties sustained minor injuries. A 33-year-old man from North Shields was […]

Appeal following high-value burglary in Harrogate

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It happened on Station Parade at sometime between 5pm Monday 18 September and 8am Wednesday 20 September 2017. It involved unknown offender(s) entering a secure site currently under demolition and removing five air conditioning units, nine radiators and a combi boiler. We are conducting enquiries and are requesting the public’s assistance to help determine the full circumstances […]

Appeal following commercial burglary near Raskelf

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It happened at the Tholthorpe Business Park between midnight and 2am on Thursday 21 September 2017. In particular, we are appealing for information about an Adelphi Diagnostic system and Asus laptop that were stolen. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact us on 101, select option 2, and ask for Antony Kent . You can […]

Dot peen property marking comes to York

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The Dot Peen property marking system enables the Police to etch a unique reference number onto a range of items, which includes the postcode of the owner. This acts as a deterrent to potential theft, and will also help to recover stolen property if it’s found. All items marked will be listed on a national […]


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  10.40am update The A1(M) northbound between junction 48 (Boroughbridge) and junction 49 (Dishforth) will remain closed until further notice. Police are expecting to open lane 3 of the carriageway at 10am, to allow trapped traffic to disperse. However, motorists are still advised to avoid the area. Those currently travelling northbound on the A1(M) are […]

Force Control Room changes aim to improve call handling service

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999 calls to the Force Control Room have increased from 4,911 during January 2017, to 8,551 in the month of August. Calls to the non-emergency, 101 number have also shown an increase from 21,045 during January to 24,017 during August. North Yorkshire Police has introduced a number of changes intended to improve service and reduce […]