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Archive – July, 2018

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.

Officers ride in memory of colleagues who’ve died

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They will be joined by former NYP Deputy Chief Constable, Iain Spittal, and PC Richard Murray from Cleveland Police when they take on the national Police Unity Tour later this month. The annual event sees over 300 cyclists from police forces across the country ride to the National Police Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire. This year […]

Witness appeal after York robbery

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The incident occurred in the early hours of Wednesday 27 June 2018 between 1.10am and 1.45am, near a kebab stand. A small quantity of cash was stolen and two victims were punched. A 20-year-old York man was arrested on suspicion of robbery. He has been released under investigation as enquiries continue. If you witnessed the […]

Safeguarding a priority as police crack down on county lines drug dealers

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“County Lines” is the term used to describe a form of organised crime where criminals based in urban areas pressurise vulnerable people and children to transport, store and sell drugs in smaller county towns. It takes its name from the phone lines used by organised crime gangs to communicate between towns. Project Shield is a […]

Six things the police or your bank will never do with your personal or financial details

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This follows a number of incidents reported across the county this year where unsolicited callers have targeted victims, often the elderly or vulnerable, claiming to be from calling from police fraud squads in a bid to steal their money. Typically in courier fraud, victims will receive a call on their mobile or landline by someone […]