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Archive – January, 2021

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.

Northallerton man charged with online child sexual grooming offences

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The offences include attempting to cause or incite sexual activity with a child on 1 December 2020; attempting to cause a child to watch a sex act on 1 December 2020; and attempting to engage in sexual communication with a child on 30 August 2020. North Yorkshire Police’s Online Abuse and Exploitation Team is investigating […]

Teenager arrested after report of sexual offence in York

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A teenager was arrested in connection with the incident later the same day. He has since been released on bail while police enquiries continue. Anyone who has information which could assist the investigation, is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. Please quote reference 12210000072 when passing […]

Appeal for witnesses after criminal damage in New Earswick

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At some point in the last four weeks, an offensive symbol was scratched into the driver’s side window of a car in the village of New Earswick. The vehicle’s owner noticed the damage on 3 January 2021 and it is believed this occurred at some point between early December 2020 and 3 January 2021. We […]

Appeal for information after vehicle damaged in Scarborough

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Between Friday 25 December and Saturday 26 December 2020, the windscreen of a silver BMW car was smashed. The vehicle was parked outside a residential property at Sandybed Lane in Scarborough. North Yorkshire Police is requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident and in particular for anyone who may […]