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Passenger punched and smashed York taxi window - CCTV appeal

Police want to  identify a man and woman caught on CCTV  after a York taxi's window was punched and smashed.

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Arrests and searches as Yorkshire police join national operation to target cyber criminals

Arrests and searches as Yorkshire police join national operation to target cyber criminals

Arrests and searches have taken place in Yorkshire and the Humber as parted a nationwide operation to target suspected cyber criminals.

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Police say the rise in the figures is because more victims are coming forward to report crime.

Hate crimes soar in East Riding

Hate crimes have soared in the East Riding since the nation voted for Brexit last year, new figures reveal.

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John Price. Picture courtesy of North Yorkshire Police.

Ex-minister jailed over boys abuse

A retired Methodist minister has been jailed for eight and a half years after using hypnosis to sexually abuse boys.

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Crimestoppers is asking for the public's help in protecting vulnerable women being forced into sex work.

Women used as sex slaves kept in 'pop up brothels' in Yorkshire and Humberside

A campaign has begun to tackle the issue of women being used as sex slaves within 'pop up brothels' in Yorkshire and Humberside.

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Police warning as man in black BMW tries to scam East Riding drivers

Police warning as man in black BMW tries to scam East Riding drivers

Drivers in the East Riding area are being warned about a man in a black BMW who has been trying to run a well-known scam.

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Multiple reports of a scam in East Riding

Drivers warned of petrol scam

Drivers have been warned following numerous reports of a scam in the East Riding of Yorkshire.
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Graeme Brass. By: Hull News and Pictures

COURT: Pocklington prison officer due for sentencing on child sex offence charges

A married prison officer from Pocklington was caught by an internet vigilante trying to coax a 13-year-old girl to spend the night with him in a Travelodge Hotel.

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Arrest made after man, 21, dies on coach heading to Radio 1's Big Weekend in East Yorkshire

Arrest made after man, 21, dies on coach heading to Radio 1's Big Weekend in East Yorkshire

A 21-year-old man has died after being taken ill on a bus travelling to Radio 1's Big Weekend in East Yorkshire.
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Ryan Hunt

Masked would-be robber caught near Mother Shipton's Cave is jailed

A man has been jailed for six-and-a-half half years for a violent attempted robbery outside a bank on Knaresborough High Street.
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CCTV appeal after 'mindless vandal' stole £200 plant in Whitby

POLICE are appealing for information after a man damaged and stole a large £200 plant from a display in Whitby.

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Foreshore Road, Scarborough. Photo: Google.

Arrests after police car chase from Scarborough ends in crash

FOUR men have been arrested after a police pursuit which started in Scarborough ended when the car being chased crashed in Ravenscar.

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Emergency services at Manchester Arena after reports of an explosion at the venue during an Ariana Grande gig. Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Sheffield mum describes horror after 19 killed and 50 injured in 'terror' blast at Manchester Arena

A Sheffield mum has spoken of the horrific scenes and chaos after 19 people died and 50 were injured following an explosion now being treated as a terrorist attack at a pop concert she attended at Manchester Arena.
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An artist's impression of the new jail next to Full Sutton

Plans submitted for £91m prison in Full Sutton that would hold 1,000 male inmates

Plans have been submitted to a council for a new £91m prison holding 1,000 male prisoners in East Yorkshire.

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Police operation to combat motorcyclists riding dangerously and at excessive speeds

Police operation to combat motorcyclists riding dangerously and at excessive speeds

Humberside Police have launched Operation Achilles to combat motorcyclists riding dangerously and at excessive speeds.

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Warning: The new Google Docs phishing scam

Warning: The new Google Docs phishing scam

Google has shut down an email spam campaign that impersonated its online file service, Google Docs.
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Paul Chapman

Man who threatened paramedics with knife is jailed

A Scarborough man who called the ambulance service before threatening a paramedic and ambulance technician with a knife after they tried to treat him has been jailed.
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Castlegate, York. Photo: Google

Two men beaten unconscious during attack in York city centre

TWO men were  found unconscious with serious injuries after attack in York city centre.

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Nationwide warning over contaminated heroin after police raid on illicit drugs laboratory in Leeds

Nationwide warning over contaminated heroin after police raid on illicit drugs laboratory in Leeds

A police raid in Leeds earlier this week targeted an illicit drugs laboratory which was believed to be producing contaminated heroin linked to a number of deaths.

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