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Man gives 11-year-old girl his phone number and says 'call me' outside Skipton pub

Police are trying to trace a man who handed a primary school pupil his phone number and told her to call him.

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Police want to trace this man and woman.

Fake £50 notes used in Ripon and Harrogate: CCTV image of suspects

POLICE investigating after fake £50 notes were used in  Ripon and Harrogate have released a CCTV image of a man and a woman they want to trace.

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Old Maltongate, Malton. Image: Google.

Roman skull stolen from North Yorkshire dig

POLICE are investigating the theft of a skull dating back to Roman times from an archaeological dig in Malton.

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Pic: Google.

Gypsy caravan rider and horse seriously injured after crash with van on A65 near Settle

A man and a horse have been seriously injured after a crash between a van and a gypsy caravan near Settle.
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Gypsy caravan rider and horse seriously injured after crash with van on A65 near Settle

A man and a horse have been seriously injured after a crash between a van and a gypsy caravan near Settle.

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World Cup 2018: Former England stars join counter terrorism police to give football fans security advice

Former England stars Alan Shearer, David Seaman and Paul Parker have teamed up with Counter Terrorism Policing to offer football fans security advice ahead of the World Cup.

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North Yorkshire Police dismisses constable who admitted gross misconduct

North Yorkshire Police has dismissed a constable without notice after the conclusion of a misconduct panel.

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Graham Moon, 52, of Kirby Road, Ripon. Picture: Northumbria Police

'Emotionally scarred': Ripon man groomed and met 14-year-old girl FOUR TIMES

A 52-year-old man, from Ripon, who groomed a teenage girl has been jailed, after engaging her in sexual activity in his car four times.

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Heartbreak for young Leeds triathlete as burglars steal road bike from garage

A young triathlete had his road bike stolen by burglars less than 24 hours after competing in junior races hosted as part of AJ Bell World Triathlon Leeds.
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Smoking in cars carrying children was outlawed in October 2015.

Yorkshire councils issued just one fine in first two years of ban on smoking in cars carrying children

Only one person in the whole of Yorkshire and the Humber was fined in the first two years after it became illegal to smoke in cars carrying a child, a new analysis has found.

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North Yorkshire Police faces rising demand from 999 calls

New figures show the rising demand in 999 calls across North Yorkshire.
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Live audience will quiz North Yorkshire Police chief hopefuls before helping decide who gets job

Live audience will quiz North Yorkshire Police chief hopefuls before helping decide who gets job

Candidates hoping to become the next chief constable of North Yorkshire Police will face a grilling from a live audience - and you could be one of those asking the questions.

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Police investigate 'dangerous' act of vandalism at Brimham Rocks

Police investigate 'dangerous' act of vandalism at Brimham Rocks

North Yorkshire Police is working with the National Trust to investigate 'considerable damage' caused by vandals at Brimham Rocks.

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PIC: North Yorkshire Police

Man arrested following Yorkshire McDonald's drive-thru visit in golf buggy

A man was left 'teed-off' after he was arrested for taking a golf buggy through the drive-thru of a Yorkshire McDonald's restaurant.

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Criminal gangs are prepared to coerce the vulnerable in to dealing drugs. Picture: Getty images

County lines: Yorkshire communities hit by drug menace as crime groups target region’s rural heartland

Communities in Yorkshire’s rural heartlands are facing a growing threat as organised criminals from as far afield as Manchester, Liverpool and London seek new territories for their drug dealing networks.

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Locations identified in Yorkshire where 'county lines' networks are exporting and selling drugs.

County lines: Police chart expanding reach of gangs looking for new territories to exploit

Crime syndicates from Yorkshire’s cities are among those behind so-called ‘county lines’ drug dealing networks detected by the region’s police forces.

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MP Ann Coffey has been focusing on how young people are being exploited through 'county lines' drug dealing networks.

County lines: Rapid rise in gangs ‘exporting’ members

The tactic of exporting gang members to deal drugs in smaller towns is growing rapidly says an MP researching the link between ‘county lines’ and missing people.

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The campaign by Crimestoppers will encourage the public to look out for the signs and report concerns.

County lines: Crimestoppers plans regional campaign to educate public on spotting signs

A major campaign is to be launched next month to teach people throughout Yorkshire and the Humber how to spot the signs of ‘county lines’ activity within their own communities.

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North Yorkshire  police and crime commissioner Julia Mulligan.

County lines: Growing concern in communities at ‘systematic’ criminality

Communities are becoming increasingly concerned by the damaging impact of ‘county lines’ activity in North Yorkshire, according to the county’s Police and Crime Commissioner.

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West Yorkshire police and crime commissioner Mark Burns-Williamson.

County lines: Using slavery laws to target ‘real criminals’ who exploit vulnerable

The jailing last month of two North London gang members who abused a teenage girl and trafficked her to Swansea in order to deal drugs marked a significant development in the fight against ‘county lines’.

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