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Archive – November, 2017

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.

North Yorkshire Police is working with partners on security in the run up to Christmas

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Our priority is the safety and security of all those living, working and visiting the county, and the public are encouraged to continue with their plans to attend or take part in events as normal. We continue to take appropriate steps to protect our communities and our security measures and activities are constantly reviewed to […]

Volunteer-led roadshows aim to keep people safe at Christmas

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Focusing on online safety, personal safety and protecting your home and property, volunteers will be visiting towns across the county to hand out crime prevention advice, raise awareness of online crime and promote the North Yorkshire Community Messaging system. Community messaging allows members of the public to receive alerts about crime and incidents in their […]

Appeal following a robbery in Harrogate

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It happened at approximately 12pm on Saturday 4 November at the shelter at Library Gardens, Harrogate near to Station Parade. Two men, aged between 30 and 40 years of age, were involved in an argument. It is believed that one then used a weapon to hit the other, causing injuries, before taking some money belonging […]

“Cold case” breakthrough: Man arrested and charged with 1988 rape in York

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Following questioning the 53-year-old from Goole was charged with rape, along with a Section 14 indecent assault under the previous Sexual Offences Act. He has been remanded in custody and will appear at York Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday morning (14 November 2017). The alleged incident occurred in the Castlegate area of the city at around […]

Appeal to trace woman who was seen getting in to a car with three men in York

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She was seen entering a vehicle which contained three men on the Lawrence Street junction with Foss Islands Road at approximately 2.40am on Monday 13 November 2017. The vehicle is described as a silver hatchback. It was seen to perform a U-turn in the Enterprise Rent-A-Car car park before travelling towards Hull Road. It is unclear […]

People moved from the road in Kirby Misperton

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Officers explained they were blocking the road, and asked them to move on several occasions, but they refused to do so. Several people were then moved away by officers. We know that there are very different views about hydraulic fracturing, but as the local police, our responsibility is to carry out our duties impartially. That […]