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Reduction in child arrests – the Howard League for Penal Reform

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In North Yorkshire arrests of children have reduced year-on-year since 2010. You can read the Howard League’s release here that includes the figures for North Yorkshire showing a reduction from 4,525 arrests in 2010, to 905 arrests in 2020. Detective Superintendent Allan Harder, North Yorkshire Police’s head of safeguarding, said: “The year-on-year reduction in children […]

Leeds man wanted for recall to prison arrested

Leeds man wanted for recall to prison arrested

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The 33 year-old Leeds man wanted on recall to prison has been arrested. He was released on licence, partway through a prison sentence for a number of offences including fraudulent use of a credit card, assault and obstructing the police. He had since failed to comply with the conditions of his licence and was wanted […]

Two charged to court and remanded in custody following Ripon robbery

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A 17-year-old boy and a 21-year-old man appeared at Harrogate Magistrates’ Court today (20 August) and were remanded in custody to appear again on 17 September. Three other people who were also arrested in connection with the incident, remain on police bail to allow for further enquiries to be carried out. Enquiries remain ongoing into […]

Missing 84-year-old Scarborough woman found

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The missing 84-year-old woman from Scarborough has been found safe and well. Thanks to all who shared the appeal. Please can you ensure her picture is removed from your websites and social media accounts. Ref 12210185337

Appeal to locate wanted Whitby man Stephen Anthony Phillips

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39-year-old Phillips is wanted for failing to appear at Scarborough Magistrates Court in connection with public order offences and resisting an officer. He is believed to be in the Whitby, Scarborough or Eastfield area. If you have any information which would assist officers to locate Phillips please contact 101, select option 1 and pass the […]