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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.

CCTV appeal after violent incident in York Spar shop

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It follows an incident in Huntington Spar store on 8 November 2019 when bottles, cans and tins were thrown at members of staff before an amount of alcohol was stolen. Officers would like to speak to the man has he could have information that would assist the investigation. Anyone who can help identify him is […]

Warning as bogus builder tries to take cash from customers

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Two incidents in the York area have been reported where bogus workers have asked for money in advance of roofing work being carried out, claiming they work for the genuine appointed contractor. But they do not. Thankfully, the customers became suspicious and contacted the real contractor to check before handing any money over. The suspect […]

North Yorkshire Police supports worldwide campaign to end abuse and violence

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The ‘16 days of activism’ campaign, which runs from International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women through to International Human Rights day, aims to raise awareness of the prevalence of abuse and violence and encourage people to learn and talk about abuse, so they can better identify it and bring it to an […]

Meet our latest canine recruit Harry

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He likes to wear his green Halloween jumper at the moment but one day he’ll have to swap it for a hi-vis police harness. He is currently being puppy-walked by one of our volunteers to socialise him and get him use to everyday situations such as getting to know other dogs, travelling in a vehicle, […]

Appeal following York sexual assault

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It happened on Three Cranes Lane shortly before 11pm on 23 November 2019, and involved a woman being sexually assaulted by a male at the end of the alley by St Sampsons Square, between the Three Cranes pub and Pizza Express. A 54-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident, and released under […]

Appeal following hate crime on Craven bus

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It happened between Crosshills and Cowling between 4.50pm and 5.10pm on Tuesday 19 November 2019, and involved a man verbally abusing another passenger. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option […]