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Stolen car recovered and four arrests in Ripon this morning

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Just before 11am this morning, a silver Ford Galaxy was reported stolen from a house in the city. Police immediately attended the area and began a search for the stolen car. Officers located the car abandoned at about 12.15pm. A number of people were seen running from it. Air support was called in from the […]

Wanted man arrested and returned to prison

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North Yorkshire Police officers spotted the man in the Burton Stone Lane area shortly before 1pm today. The man, in his 20s, had been recalled to prison the previous day, after being released from a jail sentence for theft. He had failed to reside at an approved premises. Recognising him, and knowing that he had […]

Tragic death of man injured by cows in Richmond

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He was treated by paramedics, but sadly he was pronounced dead at the scene. Officers from the local Neighbourhood Policing Team will be working to support those affected by his death today. The Health and Safety Executive has been informed, and enquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances.

Appeal following serious collision near Ingleton

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It happened on Bentham Road close to Ingleton village at 1025hrs on Sunday 20th September and involved a pedal cycle and a Red BMW. The cyclist suffered a serious arm injury  was taken to Lancaster Royal Infirmary for treatment before being released with a cast. Emergency services worked to examine the scene and enquiries are […]

Appeal following burglary in York

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It happened on Cherry Wood Crescent between the hours of 00.30 and 5.20am on 20 September 2020 and involved The theft of a Brown VW Polo from a drive way. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information about three unknown […]

Warning to North Yorkshire residents after rental scam resurgence

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North Yorkshire Police is warning potential property tenants to make necessary checks before handing over any money after public reports of scammers taking pre-payment of rent for properties which never materialise. Individuals have been scammed after seeing North Yorkshire rental properties advertised on Facebook and making contact with private landlords who posted the listings. The […]