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Archive – March, 2020

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.

The latest Coronavirus-related scams and how to protect yourself

Posted on in Fraud, News stories

North Yorkshire Police has had a number of reports of fraud related to Coronavirus over the last few months and whilst this doesn’t show any signs of stopping, we are on hand to help keep you safe. Below you can find a round-up of the latest scams that we’ve had reported and most importantly, how […]

Appeal following Scarborough shop theft

Posted on in Local appeals

The incident happened at the B&M store on Seamer Road, Scarborough at around 3pm on 1 March 2020 and where a variety of ‘LOL DOLL’ toys and accessories were stolen to the value of £341.77. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing […]

Coronavirus COVID-19: Take care and remember we are here for you

Posted on in News stories

Assistant Chief Constable Mike Walker is leading the local policing response to the outbreak which includes extensive planning and monitoring to ensure we maintain policing services across the county. He said: “North Yorkshire Police has plans in place to maintain policing services across the county and mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on the organisation. “The […]

Appeal following hate crime incident in Skipton

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened at Skipton Bus Station at 2.40pm on Saturday 14 March 2020 and involved the victim being approached by a man who spat at her twice before walking off. It is believed that the victim was targeted due to her ethnicity. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding […]

Proactive policing team put another county lines drug dealer behind bars

Proactive policing team put another county lines drug dealer behind bars

Posted on in News stories

27-year-old Kieron Nolan appeared at York Crown Court on Monday 16 March 2020, and was found guilty of possession with intent to supply class A drugs, being in possession of criminal property and being in possession of a knife. Nolan was dealt with by North Yorkshire Police’s Expedite team – the force’s proactive ‘county lines’ […]