Sometime in the early hours of 4 May 2020, a large amount of rubbish was dumped into a sink hole, in a remote location between Hurst Moor Road and Cordilleras Lane. The rubbish was then set on fire. Officers have warned that those reckless actions could have resulted in an extremely serious fire on the […]
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The first burglary happened on Chantry Garth between 4 and 7 March 2020. It involved unknown offender(s) smashing the rear window of the property, before performing an untidy search, taking some jewellery and exiting the property. The second burglary happened The Wensleydale Heifer Hotel on Main Street overnight between 15 and 16 March 2020. It […]
He was John Spurling, 74. Mr Spurling was visiting the UK from his home in Perth, Western Australia. In a statement, Mr Spurling’s family said: “The profound sorrow at the loss of our dad in such tragic circumstances is almost overwhelming. His sudden loss has devastated us and his many friends. We are so grateful […]
It happened at around 4am this morning (Monday 9 March) when the victim noticed what is described as a dark-coloured Mercedes-Benz acting suspiciously on Marygate in the village. The four male occupants exited the Mercedes-Benz and began to punch and kick the victim in an attempt to get his phone before leaving the scene in […]
It happened at a farm near to Agglethorpe, Leyburn between 11.30pm on Saturday 29 February 2020 and 05.30am on Sunday 1 March 2020. The vehicle, which is a lightweight utility vehicle similar to a quadbike with a flatbed-style pickup on the back, bearing the registration NX67CPF, was stolen from an outbuilding. Anyone who saw any […]
It happened at Zetland Square on Dundas Street between 2am and 2:30am on Friday 21 February and involved suspects climbing onto the roof and removing the lead from a business premises. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information about sightings […]