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Selby Police Hold A day Of Action


10:16am 21st June 2013

Selby police have been holding a day of action (Thursday 20th June 2013) focusing on promoting multi agency working, targeting offenders, reducing crime and disorder and supporting vulnerable people and those at risk.

Officers were out and about in force on truancy patrols, an environmental visual audit, visiting licensed premises, stop and-checking commercial vehicles, parking enforcement, raising awareness of domestic violence and crime prevention issues.

Selby Police have reported these results of yesterdays 'Day of Action':

  • 3 arrests made for possession with intent to supply in the Woodville Terrace area of Selby. Drugs seized and offenders on bail.
  • 1 male aged 45 arrested susp burglary and stolen vehicle recovered from burglary at Mill Lane, Carlton, during the early hours of 16 June 2013.
  • 1 female arrested on susp of theft from Town Centre. She has been bailed
  • 14-year-old girl issued with Youth Caution for an offence of shop theft.
  • 20 shed alarms issued on Flaxley Road allotments and over 30 sets of tools security marked by PCSO Caroline Ward.
  • Licensed premises checks by NYP Licensing Officers and Trading Standards
  • RPG, Environment Agency and HMRC working together. 26 vehicles checked, 2 fixed penalty notices issued (one for no MOT, one for insecure load). Intelligence gathered to support further enforcement activity.
  • Youth Justice Service has cleaned up the skate park.
  • Community Payback have sanded down and repainted the children’s play area on Scott Road field.
  • 4 Re-offending Interventions completed to Selby Top Target nominals.
  • UKBA – visits to four premises within the town centre. Intelligence gathered to support future enforcement activity.
  • Truancy Visits completed by Youth Action Officers, 1 child returned to school however word quickly got round and 5 children then attended school of their own accord!
  • Work undertaken to raise awareness of Domestic Violence, 3 visits with positive outcomes and referrals completed to improve home security of vulnerable premises.

A police spokesperson said: "Operation Energy saw partner agencies working hard to improve the quality of life within our communities and I am extremely grateful to all who supported us in achieving our objectives".

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