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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 support White Ribbon campaign to tackle violence against women and girls

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Saturday 25 November was White Ribbon day. It marks International Elimination of Violence Against Women’s Day. The force has pledged its support for the annual White Ribbon campaign, which runs until Sunday 10 December, International Human Rights Day. During this period, supporters are urged to wear a white ribbon and pledge never to commit, excuse or remain […]

Final results from weapons surrender revealed

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Across the county, handguns, shotguns, air rifles, a shotgun disguised as a walking stick, ornamental swords, a bayonet and a cross-bow were just some of the weapons that had been surrendered to the force’s police stations. Between Monday 13 November and Sunday 26 November 2017, forces across the country took part in the surrender which […]

The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse

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North Yorkshire Police will provide evidence to the IICSA during the public hearing strand relating to the Roman Catholic Church. This will take place between 27 November and 15 December 2017. North Yorkshire Police’s particular involvement relates to Ampleforth College. The hearing will also hear evidence from other organisations, institutions, and victims of sexual abuse. The public hearings […]

Appeal following burglary in Selby

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It happened at The Crescent, Selby overnight between the evening of Thursday 23 November and Friday 24 November  when a large amount of lead and tools have been stolen. We are conducting enquiries and are requesting the public’s assistance to help determine the full circumstances surrounding the incident. Anyone with information that could assist the […]

CCTV appeal after stolen bank card used for shopping

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The transactions were made in an Argos shop in York at 9.20am on Thursday, 23 November 2017 – a day after the card was stolen. Police want to speak to a man pictured by CCTV in connection with the incident. If you recognise him or have any information that could help enquiries, please contact North […]

Tweeting sergeant wins national award

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Sergeant Paul Cording won the Best Tweeting Sergeant category in the Police Tweet Awards 2017, hosted by West Yorkshire Police  on Friday 24 November 2017.Through his account, Paul brings to life the highs and lows of policing the roads of North Yorkshire, providing a first-hand account of the work of North Yorkshire Police. Acting Superintendent Fiona Willey of North Yorkshire […]