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Archive – October, 2020

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Spotlight on metal theft and waste crime in North Yorkshire, as part of national police operation

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The operation was part of a wider national clampdown, dubbed Operation Tornado II, which has seen forces across the country focus on metal theft and waste crime over the past week. This kind of crime is a national issue, but North Yorkshire’s isolated, rural areas are particularly vulnerable to such offending – which is often […]

164 cars checked during tyre safety operation in Northallerton

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Officers engaged with 164 motorists as part of TyreSafe’s annual Tyre Safety Month campaign. The campaign takes place every October and is used to advise and encourage drivers to make sure that they regularly check their tyres for any damage, wear or deflation that could potentially put their safety or the safety of other road […]

York residents urged to follow latest restrictions

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Councillor Keith Aspden, Leader of City of York Council and Chair of the Outbreak Management Advisory Board said: “There’s no doubt that these new restrictions will make life more challenging, but we need to pull together across the city and support each other. The best way we can do this is by following the new […]

Appeal to help locate wanted man Lee Hayes

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Hayes, 25 from York, previously of no fixed abode, is wanted on an arrest warrant for failing to surrender. The original offence he committed was an incident of Criminal Damage in Scarborough in August 2019. It is believed Hayes could be in the areas of York, Scarborough, Middlesborough, Liverpool, Norwich or Scotland. Anyone who thinks […]