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Video: Police mark 50th deployment of "unpredictable policing" project

North Yorkshire Police has released a video marking the 50th time teams have been sent out to "deny, detect and deter" criminal and terrorist activity in crowded places.

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Officers will be visiting the area surrounding the Giant Bradley statue on their regular patrols.

The Market Weighton Police column

Throughout August police officers will continue to operate high visibility patrols of the Market Weighton Town Centre area to deter potential anti-social behaviour (ASB).

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Pocklington Police Station.

Police warning after bungalow break-in

Police officers are warning residents to be on their guard after a burglary took place in Holme Upon Spalding Moor.

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Pocklington Police Station.

Pocklington Police column

Throughout August officers will continue operating high visibility patrols of the Pocklington Town Centre area to deter potential anti-social behaviour.

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CCTV appeal as police investigate theft from Pocklington supermarket

CCTV appeal as police investigate theft from Pocklington supermarket

Police have made an appeal for the public's help after the theft of items worth up to £2,000 from a Pocklington supermarket.
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Artist's impression of new jail at Full Sutton

Plans for super jail for 1,000 men near York approved

CONTROVERSIAL plans to build a new £91m super-size prison near York have been approved today despite opposition from residents and three parish and town councils.
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Money is now available to certain residents in the Pocklington area to help them minimise the fear of crime by increasing their home security.

Home security cash available

Money is now available to certain residents in the Pocklington area to help them minimise the fear of crime by increasing their home security.

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County Hall, Beverley  the headquarters of the East Riding of Yorkshire Council.

Fake dog microchip websites warning

Dog owners updating their pet’s microchip details online are being warned to check the website they are using is genuine.

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The Share the Road poster issued by Humberside Police.

Drive safe call ahead of summer traffic rise

Humberside Police is urging people in the Pocklington area to remain alert and drive carefully on the region’s roads this summer.

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Lee Freeman

New chief constable confirmed for Humberside Police

The new chief constable for Humberside Police has been confirmed today as the current deputy Lee Freeman.

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A CCTV image of the man police want to speak to

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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