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Archive – October, 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 for witnesses following York burglaries

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The burglaries occurred in the Meadlands / Bad Bargain Lane area of York at approximately 11am on Sunday 11 October 2020. One of the properties attacked was close to the SPAR store and involved a window being smashed and entered with a large amount of jewellery being taken. We are requesting the public’s assistance to […]

Appeal for witnesses after woman in York punched

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It happened on Wilberforce Avenue at approximately 4.45pm on Sunday 20 September 2020, and involved a 32-year-old woman from York who was punched whilst with her 15-year-old daughter. The woman was left understandably shaken by the incident but escaped serious injury. Three women aged 22, 23 and 25 have been questioned in relation to the […]

Two-wheeled watchers join Project Servator to keep North Yorkshire safe

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Project Servator is a policing tactic that aims to disrupt a range of criminal activity from shoplifting to terrorism, while providing a reassuring presence for the public.   Chief Inspector Fiona Willey who leads Project Servator at North Yorkshire Police, said: “The cycling officers have been specially trained in Project Servator tactics in addition to […]

Body recovered from the River Ouse on Friday evening

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Officers carried out a search of the area including air support from the National Police Air Service and river searches by North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service and York Rescue Boat. Sadly, at around 10.40pm the fire service found the body of a man, believed to be the missing man, in the River Ouse near […]

Appeal for witnesses following a road traffic collision near Stokesley Golf Course

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It happened on the B1257 at 7.20pm on the 17 September 2020 and involved a white Seat Ibiza and two motorbikes Both parties had minor Injuries and police are investigating how the collision occurred. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for […]