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Archive – September, 2020

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Two more arrests and drugs seized as Harrogate police continue drive against county lines drug dealing  

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A man, 20 and a boy, 16, were seen acting suspiciously in the Library Gardens area of Harrogate and were stopped by officers from North Yorkshire Police’s proactive Operation Expedite team. Following searches a large quantity of suspected heroin and crack cocaine was seized and the pair were arrested on suspicion of possessing class A […]

New chairperson for Scarborough and Ryedale Independent Advisory Group

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IAGs are made up of independent community members from a wide range of diverse backgrounds that best represent North Yorkshire’s communities.  They meet regularly and act as a critical friend to North Yorkshire Police. They are consulted on a number of policing areas including hate crime and issues affecting people with protected characteristics such as […]

Appeal after high-value mountain bike stolen near Scarborough

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The bike was stolen in what police are treating as a robbery investigation after the victim had visited Forge Valley  in Scarborough on the evening of 13 September. After returning to his vehicle in the wooded area, the suspects have pushed him from behind before stealing his bike. Police are appealing to anyone who has […]

Statement following video of York city centre on Saturday 26 September

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A police spokesperson said; “When dealing with the public, our officers adopt the four E’s approach; engage, explain, encourage and as a last resort will use enforcement. “In this case, officers attended the scene and encouraged the group to disperse. No arrests were made and the group was dispersed by 10.27pm. “Everyone needs to be […]

Updated:appeal following tragic death of woman on the A64 at Scarborough

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UPDATE: 28 September 2020 The 29-year-old man who was arrested in connection with this incident has been released and will not face any further action. The 47-year-old man remains under investigation. ********************************************************************************************************************************************** We are not yet in a position to name the woman, but we can confirm that she is aged her early 30s and […]