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Police issue warning after surge in ‘national insurance’ scam calls

Posted on in Fraud, News stories

North Yorkshire Police is warning residents to be vigilant for scam phone calls in relation to their national insurance number after the force received a number of reports in the last week. The calls have shown as from both landline and mobile phone numbers and the callers claim to be either from the police or […]

Witness appeal following attempted robbery in Pickering

Posted on in Local appeals

The incident occurred at 7.15pm on Monday 1 March 2021, on Pluntrain Dale Lane, Pickering. An unknown male suspect approached a dog walker and attempted to snatch his dog from him. The dog walker sustained minor injuries. Officers are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we […]

Appeal for information following Malton robbery

Posted on in Local appeals

The incident occurred on Arbour Way, Norton at around 7pm on Wednesday 24 February when three males travelling in a  white, Audi hatchback got out of the car and entered a house where they threatened the occupants with violence before leaving empty-handed. The males have left within minutes, travelling through Malton before leaving via Yorkersgate. […]

Cliff edge campers receive fixed penalty notices for perilous trip

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North Yorkshire Police were contacted at 1.30pm on Saturday 27 February 2021 by HM Coastguard, who had received a report from a member of the public who was concerned about the location of a tent near to a cliff edge at Port Mulgrave, on the Cleveland Way. Officers attended and a 27-year-old woman from Doncaster […]