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Road closed following serious collision on A64

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Emergency services are at the scene of a serious collision on A64 at High Hutton. The incident happened shortly before 2.20pm and involved a motorcycle and a car. The road has been closed in both directions and it is expected to remain closed for several hours. Drivers are urged to avoid the area. Anyone who […]

Police tackle alcohol-related crime in Richmondshire with new community initiative

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Police will use a mix of education and enforcement to reduce drink-fuelled anti-social behaviour, especially in hotspots such as Richmond Falls. The move comes after local residents, including parents, responded to surveys by saying they would welcome more action and support on the issue. Officers will also help prevent alcohol sales to children and work […]

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 […]