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Archive – August, 2019

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.

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I enjoy working in the FCR particularly when dealing with fast-paced, high-intensity calls as it gives me a real buzz and the atmosphere feels electric. I enjoy handling calls about different crimes and interrogating all of our different systems in order to identify trends or patterns in criminal activity within a specific area. When we’re […]

CCTV appeal after alcohol theft in York

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It happened at Sainsbury’s on Monks Cross Retail Park. A man on a mobility scooter was pictured in the drink aisle of the shop when the spirits were stolen. Police want to trace him in connection with their enquiries. The incident happened on 5 August and police have carried out a number of enquiries since […]

Woman’s body recovered on Staithes coast

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Officers attended and Lifeboat crews recovered a woman’s body at around 2pm. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene and her body was taken to a nearby hospital. Enquiries are ongoing to formally identify her and her death is not being treated as suspicious.  

Depraved child abuser jailed for 30 years

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Graham Leslie Howard, 47, of Croft Avenue, who previously lived in York, Scarborough and Darlington was jailed at York Crown Court on 23 August 2019 after being found guilty of 18 charges including 11 counts of the rape of a child, two of indecency with a child, three indecent assaults, and two of causing or […]

Traffic officers appeal for dashcam or CCTV footage after driver arrested in pursuit

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The driver failed to stop and led police on a pursuit that lasted several miles, starting in Forest Lane in Harrogate and ended in Long Marston. It also passed along the A661 and A658 before going through the villages of Little Ribston, Cowthorpe and Tockwith. Police believe the driver mounted the pavement a collided with […]