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Information not held

Our Ref: Our Ref: NY8499 - Date: 2 June 2023

Our Ref: NY8499

Date: 2 June 2023


I write in connection with your request for information that was received by the Office of the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire (OPFCC) on 11 May 2023.

I note you seek access to the following information:

The number of incidents police were called out to a report of shoplifting of an item of food in the York Outer police area boundary in each of the following years: 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 (and the figure to date for 2023).

Extent and Result of Searches to Locate Information

To locate the information relevant to your request searches were conducted within the OPFCC.

I wish to advise you that there is no information held by the OPFCC in order to answer your request.

This is because this information is held by North Yorkshire Police and not the Office of the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner, North Yorkshire.

Please note you can search for information about North Yorkshire Police or submit a Freedom of Information request to North Yorkshire Police using the below link:

Please note that systems used for recording information are not generic, nor are the procedures used locally in capturing the data.  It should be noted therefore that the OPFCC’s response to your questions should not be used for comparison purposes with any other responses you may receive.

Complaint Rights

Your attention is drawn to the attached sheet which details your right of complaint.

If you have any queries concerning this request, please contact me quoting the reference number above.

Yours sincerely

Tina James-McGrath

Office of the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner, North Yorkshire