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New Online Gaming blog: Helping you to keep your children safe online this Christmas and beyond

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Speaking as a parent, an avid ‘Online Gamer’ and someone who works for North Yorkshire Police, Digital Police Community Support Officer Chris Simpson is in a lucky position where he can combine his experience from all three and help you to keep your children safe when gaming online. This is the first in a series […]

Band Runner

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Players can choose to play the game as characters Ellie or Sam who use their guitars to eliminate all obstacles in their path as they run through school in order to make it to their next gig. If players miss a jump or take a tumble, they then need to help Alfie solve an online […]

Appeal following a recent assault in York

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It happened on Station Road, York at approximately 5.20pm on Tuesday 8 December 2020. It is reported that two men approached the victim near to a bus stop between Lendal Bridge and the railway station. One of the men has assaulted the victim, a man in his 20s, by pushing him to the chest and […]

Appeal following criminal damage at a Harrogate primary school

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It happened at Richard Taylor Primary School in Bilton at some point on Sunday 20 December when damaged was caused to the school pavilion and a classroom window. Officers are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information about persons who have been […]

Appeal after shop worker assaulted during theft from Whitby store

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It happened at the store on  Stainsacre Lane, Whitby at approximately 8.45pm  on Tuesday 15 December 2020 when a man left the store with a number of bottles of spirits without paying for them. He was followed and challenged by a member of staff, who the suspect then assaulted. The suspect is described as white, […]

Appeal for witnesses after vehicle and pedestrian collision in Scarborough

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The collision occurred at 3.10pm on Saturday 19 December 2020 outside the Open Air Theatre on Burniston Road in Scarborough. A female pedestrian suffered injuries after being struck by a silver Kia Ceed. The Yorkshire Air Ambulance attended the scene and the female was transported by air to hospital. Officers are asking anyone who witnessed […]