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Archive – August, 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.

Appeal after naked man performs lewd act in Knaresborough

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Just after 4pm on Wednesday 12 August, a family were walking through the grounds of Mother Shipton’s Cave when a member of the family saw the naked man stood on a hill. It was seconds later that they noticed the man was also performing a lewd act. On realising he had been seen, the naked […]

UPDATED: Appeal to find Boroughbridge man’s next of kin

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Harrogate Coroner’s officer have issued an appeal to find the next of kin of David Richardson of Springfield Drive, Boroughbridge. Sadly David, 63, was found dead at his home on 11 August by a neighbour. Unfortunately, officers have not been able to trace his next of kin. The coroner’s office are appealing to anyone who […]

Appeal following dog bite incident on coast

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It happened on the footway leading past the Beach Cafe heading away from the beach and involved a man with a young son who were walking their spaniel. During the incident the spaniel was bitten by another dog, leaving a puncture wound. The suspect dog is described as similar to the spaniel in size but […]

Counter Terrorism Policing – New insight into the world of Prevent

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“I joined North Yorkshire Police in August 2019 after transferring from the Metropolitan Police. I don’t need to explain that it’s a completely different world moving from the relatively small, compact patch of Wandsworth borough compared to the vast, rural district of Selby. I’ve always held a keen interest in counter-terrorism since I became a […]

Witness appeal after assault in Whitby

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It happened at Calla Beck and Eastside Park, Whitby, at about 4pm on Monday 20 July 2020, and involved a man and a woman. A 23-year-old man was arrested and has been released under investigation in connection with the assault. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. […]