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Police name 21-year-old who died in moors crash as officers renew their appeal

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Shane Finn, 21, from Grangetown, Middlesbrough, was travelling in a blue Audi A3 which crashed on Knott Road, north of Rosedale Abbey. The incident happened at around 1pm on Saturday, 2 May. Shane (pictured) was taken to hospital by air ambulance but sadly died of his injuries. His family is currently being supported by specially-trained […]

Family of Whitby man who was killed by his friend pay tribute as killer jailed

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Kirk Harland was found unconscious with severe head injuries at the bottom of a staircase by his apartment. He was attacked and killed by his friend Michael John White, who was staying at his flat after he needed somewhere to live. Following the incident on Esplanade in September, Mr Harland, 46, spent two weeks in […]

Whitby man sentenced for indecent images of children offences linked to American child rape suspect

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Mark Anthony Boyce, aged 56, was sentenced to 20 months’ imprisonment, suspended for two years, at York Crown Court today (Thursday 23 April 2020) after previously pleading guilty to a series of indecent images of children (IIOC) offences. These included making 11,145 of the most serious Category A images, 12,177 Category B images and 121,047 […]

Appeal following criminal damage to a vehicle in Malton

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It happened on Copperfield Close, Malton at 11pm on Saturday 18 April 2020 and involved the front tyres of a vehicle being slashed. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information about the suspect who was seen causing the damage. He […]

Appeal following Malton burglary

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The incident happened on Pauls Yard, Newbiggin, Malton between 9.30pm on Wednesday 8 April 2020 and 8am on Thursday 9 April 2020 and involved an individual breaking into a flat and damaging belongings inside. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. Anyone with information that could assist […]