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North Yorkshire Police team up with York sports clubs

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Officers from York Neighbourhood Policing Teams yesterday (19 July 2021) marked the start of a new partnership with sports club York City Knights and York’s three community rugby league clubs, Heworth, Acorn and The New Earswick All Blacks, to engage with young people across the city. Members of the Neighbourhood Policing teams will join the Knights on their summer […]

Police keep road users safe as county enters its worst months for crashes

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July to September typically sees more crashes than any other period in North Yorkshire. However, this year more people are holidaying at home, meaning even more traffic than usual is predicted especially around the coast and Dales. North Yorkshire Police is responding with a summer road safety operation to target the most common causes of […]

Wanted Selby man arrested

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Following multiple appeals to locate him, 29 year-old James Thomas from Selby has been arrested. He has been wanted on warrant after he failed to appear at York Crown Court in 2019, after being found guilty of assault. A warrant was issued for his arrest at the time and extensive enquiries have been ongoing to […]

Ripon child sex offender jailed for arranging to rape four-year-old girl

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John Peter Noble, aged 36, of North Street, was given a 14-year sentence to include 10 years in prison and four years on licence. He was  sentenced  York Crown Court today (Monday 19 July 2021) after pleading guilty on 1 May 2021. The offences included arranging to rape a child, sexual assault on a child, […]

Vehicles damaged in Pickering – police appeal

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Between midnight and 7.40am on Friday 16 July 2021, two cars on Forest Road, Pickering, had an unknown substance poured over their bonnets, causing damage. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, […]

Appeal following assault at Richmond Waterfalls

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It happened at at about 5.10pm on Saturday 17 July 2021. The incident involved an altercation between a group of men, resulting in one of them kicking a glass bottle which hit a four-year-old child on the foot. This caused a small cut to the child’s foot, leaving them very upset and distressed. We are […]