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Archive – September, 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.

Heritage crime in the spotlight as police work to protect our history

Heritage crime in the spotlight as police work to protect our history

Posted on in News stories, Rural

Historically important sites in York and North Yorkshire include everything from scheduled monuments like the remains of Roman forts and villas to the world-famous natural landscapes of the Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors. However, they are at risk from criminals whose illegal activities could mean they are damaged or even lost to future generations. […]

15 arrests and 64 vulnerable people visited as part of a national policing operation to target county lines drug dealing

Posted on in News stories

The action was part of a national week of intensification led by the National Crime Agency and Regional Organised Crime Units to disrupt criminals and safeguard vulnerable people. In North Yorkshire officers arrested 14 men and a 17-year-old boy over the course of the week. The 15 suspects were arrested on suspicion of various offences […]

Volunteer Police Cadets return…and they are on the look-out for new recruits for 2021

Posted on in News stories

North Yorkshire Police’s Citizens in Policing Team have been working hard to re-start the sessions in line with strict COVID-19 guidelines. This has involved finding new and independent venues with sole use, so that they can keep the cadets and leaders as safe as possible during the pandemic. The first group to return was the […]

Cryptocurrency scams lose thousands of pounds for North Yorkshire residents

Posted on in Fraud, News stories

North Yorkshire Police is issuing a stark warning to anyone considering investing in cryptocurrency, after incidents in the county have resulted in nearly £300,000 being lost to scammers. Individuals claiming to be working for investment trading companies have offered to invest in bitcoin on the victim’s behalf, when in reality the money is stolen with […]

Appeal following the theft of silver Ford Galaxy in Ripon

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened on Kirby Road at around 10.25am on Tuesday 22 September when a silver Ford Galaxy, registration number MK11LHD, was taken from Kirby Road. It was then seen driving at speed out of Kirby Drive, spin around in the middle of the road and make off in the direction of the town centre. Four […]