Officers in York and North Yorkshire have issued 126 fines to people breaching the coronavirus regulations between 13 May – when the restrictions were eased – and 27 May. Since some restrictions were eased, the vast majority of fines have been issued for restrictions on gathering – where people from more than two households have […]
Archive – May, 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.
Between 8pm on Sunday 24 and 3pm on Monday 25 May 2020, oil was stolen from a tank at a property in the village of Thornton-le-Moor. Thieves are believed to have climbed over a fence before making off with about £250 worth of heating oil. If you were in the area at the time, or […]
They have shared statistics and their first-hand observations to highlight how Covid-19 restrictions, first introduced in late March, have affected drivers and traffic. The relaxing of some restrictions has led to an increase in traffic. So roads policing officers hope that the information will help returning motorists adapt to the changes around them. Inspector Jeremy […]
The incident happened at Barden Bridge, in the Yorkshire Dales, at around 8pm yesterday. Detectives are appealing for witnesses or anyone who helped the victim after the incident to come forward. The victim, who is in his 30s, had driven to North Yorkshire from Manchester for a barbecue with several friends. He was attacked during […]
A courier fraud is when a victim receives a phone call from someone claiming to be from the police or their bank’s fraud team. They usually tell the victim they are investigating the bank due allegations of theft from customers. They then instruct the victim to withdraw money and hand it over to a courier […]
The plea follows an increase in antisocial behaviour in the area now that some coronavirus restrictions have been eased. Some recent incidents include the arrest of a 17-year-old boy on suspicion of criminal damage and assaulting a police officer after a youth was seen jumping on top of a police vehicle who then became abusive […]