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Archive – October, 2020

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Extra patrols as Scarborough police encourage covid compliance

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As part of those patrols, officers will be working with licensees to help ensure that people out enjoying a drink stay safe and stick to the Coronavirus Regulations. Chief Inspector Rachel Wood of Scarborough and Ryedale Neighbourhood Policing Command, said: “Halloween and Bonfire Night will be very different this year due to the restrictions of […]

Jogger in York assaulted by two teens on bicycles

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It happened near Melrosegate bridge between 6.15pm and 6.30pm on Wednesday 14 October 2020. The victim, a female jogger, was running along Melrosegate when two males approached her from behind on bicycles and one of them slapped her on the bottom. The males are believed to be around 14 years-old. One is described as white, […]

CCTV appeal after 12-year-old boy assaulted in York

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The CCTV appeal follows an earlier appeal that was issued at the time of the incident. It happened near to the junction of Boroughbridge Road and Beckfield Lane in the Acomb area between 3.20pm and 3.43pm on Wednesday 7 October 2020. Officers are asking members of the public to get in touch if they recognise […]

Two suspected ‘county lines’ drug dealers arrested near Ripon

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At around 5.20pm officers intercepted a vehicle on Hutton Bank near Ripon. Officers from the force Operation Expedite team and resources from the Operational Support Unit brought the suspect’s vehicle to a stop and two 21-year-old men were arrested. A search of the car and the suspects resulted in officers seizing a large amount of […]

Quick response to Harrogate shoplifting incident thanks to CCTV operators

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At around 5.30pm officers intercepted a silver car after information was passed to North Yorkshire Police by CCTV operators following the report from a store on Cambridge Road. The suspect’s vehicle was stopped and the driver, a man from  the Leeds area, was arrested on suspicion of drug driving and taken into custody. The investigation […]

Appeal following a recent dog bite

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It happened at approximately 10am on Wednesday 7 October 2020, 50 metres from the path entrance to Crimple Meadows Woodland playing fields. It involved a white man in his late fifties,  5ft 9 in height and of stocky build. He was wearing a dark green overcoat and walking two dogs off a lead. The two […]