RESIDENTS living in and around Whitby can address questions to their police force take part in anonline police webchat.

Inspector Andrew Colbourne is hosting a live webchat to give residents an opportunity to ask any questions about crime and antisocial behaviour in their community.

It will take place online between noon and 1pm on Wednesday.

Insp Colbourne said: “It is really important that we engage with our communities and find out the issues which concern them the most.

“Webchats always provide valuable feedback from residents, helping us to understand what is important to them and how we can improve the service we offer.”

To join the webchat visit between the hours of noon and 1pm next Wednesday.

You can also set yourself an email reminder in advance so you don’t miss it.

Residents who are unable to take part in the live webchat are encouraged to send their questions via the North Yorkshire Police Twitter account @NYorksPolice #LunchtimeLive and #Whitby, or the Facebook page