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Two men appear in court after a large quantity of drugs were found in a car on the A1

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At 2pm yesterday (30 September 2021) police acted on information about a vehicle that was heading into North Yorkshire. Officers from the North Yorkshire Police Roads Policing Group and other specialist departments headed towards the area and the vehicle was safely brought to a stop on the southbound carriageway of the A1(M) just before Wetherby. […]

Intense week of action to target commercial vehicles

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Issues including load security, carriage of dangerous goods and people trafficking will be targeted in a high-profile visible week of action starting  on Monday 11 October. Checks will take place at various locations across the county and officers and staff will be directing vehicles to stop for inspection. Traffic Sergeant Andrew Morton who is leading […]

Appeal following a disturbance in Filey

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It happened at approximately 9.15pm on Saturday 25 September 2021 outside The First Catch restaurant. A number of males were involved, one man has been arrested in connection with this incident and has been bailed pending further enquiries. Police are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. Anyone with […]

Our commitment to preventing violence against women and girls

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Speaking today Detective Superintendent Allan Harder, North Yorkshire Police’s Lead for Safeguarding said: “Everyone has the right to feel safe. “For some time now the safety of women and girls has been a major concern for many. The shocking murder of Sarah Everard, originally from York, sparked an outpouring of public anger and raised questions […]

Union Lane, Selby reopened

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Officers closed the road to protect members of the public after receiving a call  made with good intent regarding a suspicious container that had been left at the side of the road. Officers traced the person who had left the item and established that it was thankfully, nothing suspicious. The call was received at around […]