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Wanted York man arrested following appeal

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This followed a wanted person appeal by North Yorkshire Police. Thank you for supporting the appeal which we ask is removed as soon as possible from websites and social media channels. Ref: 12210189976

Operation to tackle burglaries in York

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Since the start of August 2021, more than 20 incidents have occurred in the Heworth, Clifton, Osbaldwick and Tang Hall areas. In most cases, they have taken place after 8pm and items such as keys, bank cards and handbags have been taken with access gained through unlocked doors or open windows. Officers are actively tracking […]

Police bank branch response scheme prevents £362,000 of fraud in North Yorkshire in first half of 2021

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Branch staff at banks, building societies and Post Offices worked with the police to stop £362,000 of fraud through the Banking Protocol rapid scam response in North Yorkshire in the first half of this year, according to the latest figures from UK Finance. In total, the scheme has prevented £174 million of fraud and led to 934 arrests since its launch in 2016. The Banking Protocol is a UK-wide scheme, launched […]

UPDATE: Missing Selby woman

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Police yesterday appealed for information about her whereabouts. It was believed she may be in Marrakesh, Morocco. She has been located and is safe, and her family has been updated. North Yorkshire Police would like to thank everyone who shared the appeal

UPDATE on Haxby service station burglary – two men plead guilty and sent to prison

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Constantin Manolache (on the left), aged 34, and Victor Marian Brazdis (right), aged 23, both of Diana Street, Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire, appeared at York Magistrates’ Court on Thursday (9 September).       They admitted breaking into the garage and making off with a large quantity of cigarettes. They were arrested nearby following a search […]