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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.

Man jailed for £442k armed robbery on Bradleys The Jewellers in Northallerton

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38-year-old Victor Okumu from Lazenby, near Middlesbrough, has been jailed for ten years and six months after pleading guilty to the robbery at Bradleys The Jewellers on Market Row in Northallerton on 11 March 2019. Just after 10am, Okumu entered the jewellers wearing a blue boiler suit and crash helmet with the visor down. Armed […]

Three men identified following York assault CCTV appeal

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Original release: CCTV appeal following assault in York Published Thursday 15 August Police have issued CCTV images of three men they would like to speak to following an assault in York. It happened at the Fossgate Tap, in Fossgate, York at around 11.20pm on Friday 5 July 2019. The victim, a 38-year-old man from York, […]

My story – PC Uzma Amireddy

My story – PC Uzma Amireddy

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I feel very privileged to be serving as a police constable for North Yorkshire Police where I am currently their Positive Action Coordinator. This force has given me a platform to make changes to the policing culture when it comes to inclusion and diversity, especially as I have experienced a number of issues relating to […]

Appeal following theft of mountain bike

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It happened on Hawthorn Avenue, at around 4.20pm on 9 August 2019, where a ladies mountain bike was stolen from the front driveway of a property. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information about a white male wearing a base […]

Appeal following a recent burglary in Ingleton

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It happened at a property in Raber Top Lane between 2.20pm and 3.30pm on 13 August 2019. The thief or thieves smashed their way through the patio door and stole items from inside, including cash; jewellery; a handbag; bank, credit and store cards and bowling balls. We are requesting the public’s help to establish the […]