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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.

North Yorkshire Police issue warnings after red kite poisoned

Posted on in News stories, Wildlife Crime

The red kite was found dead by a member of the public near Pateley Bridge on 1 March close to a caravan site. After examination to rule out obvious causes of death, North Yorkshire Police submitted the bird to the Wildlife Incident Investigation Scheme (WIIS) for analysis. Laboratory analysis by WIIS identified the presence of […]

Appeal after £5,000 worth of clothing stolen from Settle shop

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened overnight between 5.15pm on Monday 25 November 2019 and 8.30am the following morning. Officers are asking members of the public to be vigilant and to look out for and call the police if they are offered any of the items for sale or notice anyone suddenly come into possession of simialr items. Enquiries […]

Spate of house burglaries in the Harrogate area

Posted on in News stories

Between Saturday 23 November and Tuesday 26 November, six properties in Arthur’s Avenue, Westbourne Avenue, Roseville Drive, Rossett Park Road, Kirklington and Masham were broken into by forcing windows open. Cash and small items such as jewellery were stolen. The burglaries took place during the day and early evening. If you were in any of […]

Project Cracker – promoting safer York communities in time for Christmas

Posted on in News stories

Project Cracker will see officers and PCSOs working alongside teams of volunteers and partner agencies, calling on residents – young and old – in areas where there is a high proportion of older or vulnerable people. It will also see events such as property marking, fraud awareness sessions and police surgeries. Home visits will be […]

Appeal for information after incident in York

Posted on in Local appeals

The incident happened around 6pm on Monday 25 November 2019 on the footpath which runs alongside the River Ouse, close to Leeman Road and the Royal Mail Office in York. A woman was walking along the footpath when a man made comments of a sexual nature towards her as she walked past. The woman also […]

Appeal after fail-to-stop collision in Northallerton

Posted on in Local appeals

The incident happened around 4.20pm on Monday 25 November 2019 when a 65 year-old woman was crossing the road from the direction of MW Darwin & Sons on South Parade, Northallerton, towards Shine Hair and Beauty on Thirsk Road. The woman was struck on her right side by a vehicle, causing her to fall onto […]