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Archive – April, 2021

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Man in custody following stabbing in York

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Police received a report at 9.05pm Wednesday 28 April 2021 that a 52-year-old man from York had been stabbed in the Walmgate area of  the city. The victim received non-life threatening injuries and was taken by ambulance to Leeds General Infirmary, where he was treated and later released. A 44-year-old man has been arrested  on […]

Drink driving arrests rise by 75% as beer gardens reopen

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It represents a 75% increase compared to this time last year. Officers say they are concerned that so many people have ignored their advice and now face a court appearance. Roads Policing Sergeant Andrew Morton said: “We’ve already encountered too many people who have ignored our warnings. Our message is simple – if you drink […]

Bogus caller and scam warning for Selby residents

Bogus caller and scam warning for Selby residents

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Officers in the district are concerned about increasing numbers of people receiving unwanted doorstep traders and telephone scams. Groups of people selling household wares have been active in communities on the outskirts of the district, such as Camblesforth, South Milford, Sherburn, Monk Fryston and Tadcaster. On occasions, they can become aggressive when challenged. There have […]

Covid-19 response: Update 28 April 2021

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“In the past week (18 – 25 April) North Yorkshire Police has issued 34 Covid-related Fixed Penalty Notices. This brings the total to 41 Fixed Penalty Notices issued since the step 2 changes of the Roadmap were introduced on 12 April. “This is disappointing considering last week we had cause to issue just seven notices. […]