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Archive – November, 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.

Appeal following car key burglaries in Craven

Posted on in Burglary, News stories

Between midnight and 8am on Saturday 9 November 2019, a house on Turner Court in Cononley was broken into and two cars, their car keys and two mobile phones were taken. The stolen vehicles were a White BMW 1 Series with a private number place and a black BMW X3. The BMW 1 Series was […]

Protecting yourself from phone scams

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Be vigilant: a genuine organisation like a bank or HMRC will never call you out of the blue and tell you that you owe money Ask questions: if you are in any doubt that the caller is a genuine organisation, hang up and ring back on the organisation’s listed contact number. If this is your […]

Car thief arrested just weeks after being released from jail

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Sean Beard, who lives in the York area but is of no fixed address, had only been out of prison for a few weeks when he was caught reoffending.   The 27-year-old was the subject of a Criminal Behaviour Order when he committed the most recent offences on 1 November.   He broke into two […]

Seized – officers take uninsured 4×4 off the roads after poaching reports

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At 11.15am on Sunday 10 November 2019, North Yorkshire Police received calls from local residents reporting a group of men with lurcher dogs suspected of poaching near Sutton-on-the-Forest. Officers from North Yorkshire Police’s Rural Taskforce were on patrol nearby, to deal with such reports. They attended immediately and encountered a silver Nissan X-Trail on Main […]