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Archive – April, 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.

Police ‘stay one step ahead’ of dangerous and illegal motorists throughout North Yorkshire as Op Boundary racks up results

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Roads Policing Group officers have seized 25 vehicles, arrested 11 people and reported more than 160 drivers and riders for motoring offences this month under an intensive new road safety operation. Under Operation Boundary, specialist units are deployed en-mass to target specific roads in villages, towns, rural areas and key routes. The aim is to […]

Covid response update

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“During the past week (12-18 April 2021), North Yorkshire Police has issued only seven Covid-related Fixed Penalty Notices. They occurred at the weekend and they were all for indoor gatherings – four in Ripon and three in Scarborough. In line with the gradual easing of the lockdown, our focus is very much on reacting to […]

NATIONAL STALKING AWARENESS WEEK – Police launch video to highlight cyberstalking

NATIONAL STALKING AWARENESS WEEK – Police launch video to highlight cyberstalking

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  With stalker’s physical movements being restricted over lockdown, key agencies such as the National Stalking Helpline are reporting a marked increase in the number of victims who are being stalked online through social media or by stalkers accessing the smart devices in their homes. Similarly, North Yorkshire Police have seen the number of stalking […]

Appeal following Land Rover theft in Whitby

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The incident occurred at around 5.20p on Monday 19 April and it is suspected that the vehicle, a red Land Rover Defender 90, was driven along the A171 from Whitby towards Guisborough following the theft. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing […]