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Appeal following criminal damage in Northallerton

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened on Bankhead Road, at 9.30pm on 30 December 2020 and involved damage to a vehicle windscreen cover. The cover was pulled from the vehicle and ripped. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information about the person involved. The […]

Police urge the public to see in the New Year safely at home

Posted on in News stories

Speaking about the new tier restrictions, Chief Inspector Charlotte Bloxham, silver lead for the force’s Covid response said: “Obviously today’s announcement of York and North Yorkshire moving to Tier 3 restrictions is not the news we wanted to start a new year with. But with rapidly rising numbers of cases and the emergence of a […]

CCTV appeal following North Yorkshire scratch card thefts

Posted on in CCTV appeals

Several incidents involving thefts of scratch cards have occurred throughout October, November and December, involving two men and a woman, in several stores in York, Harrogate, Knaresborough and Northallerton. Officers are asking members of the public to get in touch if they recognise the people in the images as they believe they will have information […]

Appeal following violent disturbance in York

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened on Falsgrave Crescent and Ratcliffe Street at around 7.45pm and involved numerous people  – men, women, teenage boys and girls – including some who were filming the incident Two people have been arrested and have been released on bail while further enquiries are carried out. However, officers have not ruled out making further […]

Rightful owners of suspected stolen jewellery and medals sought

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Officers believe the items could have been stolen during burglaries in North Yorkshire and places further afield including West and South Yorkshire, Humberside, Sussex, Dorset, Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire, the West Midlands and Staffordshire. They are urging anyone who has suffered a burglary between August and October 2020  to check the photos  below and get in […]