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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 […]

Scarborough man who terrorised local family locked up for nine years

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Joseph George Johnson of Fieldside, Scarborough, was sentenced last week and received six years’ detention for aggravated burglary and 30 months’ detention for assault with intent to commit robbery. He also received a further six months’ detention for supplying cannabis in 2019. On 21 June last year, Johnson and a his teenage accomplice – who […]

A new partnership launches in York to tackle underage drinking

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CAPs are made up of partnerships between local authorities, police, schools, retailers, neighbourhood groups and health providers, working together to prevent alcohol-related harm to young people and improve the quality of life for residents. 215 schemes have now been launched across England, Scotland and Wales.  In York, partners include North Yorkshire Police, City of York Council, Licensing, Youth Justice, Youth […]

Increased patrols and dispersal orders to prevent repeat of antisocial behaviour in Little Knavesmire

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Officers will be carrying out increased high-visibility patrols into the early hours this weekend in a bid to deter the unacceptable behaviour seen recently in the area. Dispersal orders have also been put in place for each day, giving officers the ability to disperse groups and prevent people from returning within a specific timeframe. The […]