News from SYP

Read the latest pieces of news from around the Force here.


Police remind shoppers to be vigilant after purse thefts in Sheffield

Thu 27 November 2014
Police in Sheffield are reminding shoppers to be vigilant in the run up to Christmas after a number of purse dipping offences in the city centre.The...

Initiative to tackle child sexual exploitation in hotels proves successful

Thu 27 November 2014
An initiative set up in Sheffield to help prevent young people being sexual exploited in hotels is being rolled out across South Yorkshire due to its...

Man wanted in connection with Thurnscoe assault arrested

Thu 27 November 2014
A man wanted by South Yorkshire Police in connection with a serious assault has been arrested.Steven Watkins, 29, was arrested in Thurnscoe just...

Missing People

Perhaps you can assist us in locating someone's loved one. You can read our appeals for missing people in the area here.


Have you seen missing Alesha?

Wed 26 November 2014
Police are concerned for the safety of a 24-year-old woman who has been missing for a week.Alesha Star, who was previously known as Natasha Higgins,...

Appeal for help finding missing girl Lacy Fuller from Cleethorpes

Fri 21 November 2014
********Issued on behalf of Humberside Police**********Police are appealing for help in locating a 14-year-old girl who has gone missing from...

Have you seen missing man Mareks?

Thu 20 November 2014
 Police are appealing to the public to help locate missing 32-year-old man Mareks Eltamms. Mareks is a Latvian National and has been living...


We often appeal to the public for help on investigations. Read the latest appeals here.


Humberside Police appeal to relatives of Philip Prancuilis

Tue 25 November 2014
Humerside Police are appealing to locate relatives of Philip Prancuilis who sadly passed away on 19 November 2014. Known as Philip Prancuilis,...

Did you witness assault in Dearne Valley Country Park?

Tue 25 November 2014
Police are appealing for information after a 69-year-old man was assaulted in Dearne Valley Country Park last month.At around 9am on Tuesday 21...

E-fit released following woman attacked on Denaby Craggs

Mon 24 November 2014
Police are investigating whether an attack on a 26-year-old woman on Denaby Craggs may be linked to other sexual assault incidents over the last few...

Road Traffic Collisions

For information about road traffic collisions please read our appeals in this section.


Appeal for witnesses following fatal collision in Sheffield

Wed 26 November 2014
Police are appealing for witnesses following the death of an 84-year-old man involved in a collision today (Wednesday, 26 November) in Hillsborough...

Collision on Ecclesfield Road leaves three seriously injured

Mon 24 November 2014
Police are appealing for witnesses following a collision in Ecclesfield on Friday night (21 November). At around 10.10pm, a black Mini travelling...

Appeal to trace witnesses to Doncaster collision

Fri 21 November 2014
Officers in Doncaster are appealing for witnesses to a reported collision in Leger Way last week.At around 6.30pm on Monday 10 November, it is...