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Body found near Captain Cook’s Monument

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Officers attended an area near to Captain Cook’s Monument along with Cleveland Mountain Rescue Team. Sadly, the body of a woman in her 20s was located in the area in the early hours of Sunday 18 April. The woman’s family have been informed. There are not believed to be any suspicious circumstances surrounding her death […]

UPDATE: Incident in Great Ayton

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20 April 2021: UPDATE A 27 year-old man was arrested in connection with this offence and has been released on police bail. Officers have reiterated the appeal for anyone with information about this incident to please get in touch by calling 101 and asking for Northallerton CID or email: NorthallertonCID@northyorkshire.police.uk. If you wish to remain […]

Patrols stepped up following suspicious activity targeting motorhomes

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Over the last few weeks, owners of vehicles such as motorhomes and campervans have reported receiving ‘cold callers’ on their doorsteps, asking to buy them – even though they are not for sale. Officers are concerned that this activity could be linked to criminality, and are urging owners to be vigilant and check the security […]

NATIONAL STALKING AWARENESS WEEK – Lockdown sees stalkers move to using smart tech to stalk victims in their homes

NATIONAL STALKING AWARENESS WEEK – Lockdown sees stalkers move to using smart tech to stalk victims in their homes

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Each year the campaign focuses on a different aspect of stalking, to educate the public about this crime, so stalking can be identified and ultimately stopped all the sooner – preventing victims from going through months of fear and intimidation. This year the focus is on Covid and the national lockdowns, the result of which […]

Just the ticket: York PCSO uses local bus routes to connect with communities

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A Police Community Support Officer (PCSO) is boarding popular bus routes in York where members of the public can chat to them about any issues affecting their community. PCSO Ollie Maskell, of the York Neighbourhood Policing Team, is leading the initiative which is being done in full compliance with Covid restrictions for public transport, including […]