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Archive – May, 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.

Appeal to reunite stolen bikes with owners

Posted on in Local appeals

North Yorkshire Police is issuing an appeal to locate two bicycles with their owners. The bikes have been recovered as part of an investigation into a series of thefts in the York area. They are: MERIDA BIG NINE- black and lime green SCOTT ASPECT – black and turquoise If you or anyone you know has […]

Police investigating serious collision north of York appeal for information

Posted on in News stories

It happened in Sheriff Hutton on Sunday (23 May) and involved a white Ford Fiesta and an ambulance. The driver of the car, a man in his 40s, sustained very serious injuries and currently remains in hospital. The ambulance was responding to another incident when the collision happened, at around 5.55pm on Moor Lane, near […]

Farmers and police warning of devastating consequences of dog attacks on livestock

Posted on in Rural

As more people are visiting the countryside to walk their dogs, North Yorkshire Police have been supplying stocks of warning posters to farmers to put up on gates and near livestock fields. Officers from rural Neighbourhood Policing Teams, and the force’s Rural Task Force, have also been talking to dog walkers in areas where livestock […]

NYP officers support TikTok dance challenge campaign with hidden message shows how easy it is to miss the signs of online grooming

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A seemingly ordinary TikTok dance challenge was launched by various well-known influencers around the globe. Now, it is revealed that this viral dance challenge was in fact staged to educate teenagers on the signs of online grooming. The challenge kicks off a global prevention campaign, #CheckBeforeYouChat, by missing children’s foundation AMBER Alert Europe that brought […]