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Archive – August, 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.

UPDATED: Police set up boxing and powerlifting club for young people in the Boroughbridge area

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Local police in Boroughbridge and Knaresborough have set up a boxing and powerlifting club for young people. The first boxing session on Monday 3 September saw a fantastic response from local young people. Organiser, Police Community Support Officer Jak Bell, said: “We far exceeded the number of young people we expected and they all enjoyed it […]

Police in York take antisocial riders off the road and seize vehicles in new operation

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Operation Confiscate has been launched in response to residents’ complaints about antisocial motorcycle riders in York. Local neighbourhood policing teams have joined forces with roads policing officers to identify illegal and nuisance riders and get them off the road. They are using off-road police motorbikes -which are new to the force – marked and unmarked […]

Appeal after tractor trailer is stolen from the Eggborough area

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It occurred at a farm in the Eggborough area between 3pm on 26 August and 7am on 27 August 2018. The blue trailer is 28ft long and has “Philip Watkins” written in red down the side and is displaying the registration plate YN65 DMX on the back. It is believed the trailer was removed using a tractor. […]

Appeal for information following burglary in Knaresborough

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North Yorkshire Police is appealing for information following a burglary which led to the theft of a motor vehicle in Knaresborough. The incident occurred on Appleby Avenue during the early hours of Thursday, 30 August – possibly between 2am and 3am. We are particularly interested into speaking with anyone who has CCTV in this area. […]