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Snow patrol: policing North Yorkshire, whatever the weather

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North Yorkshire is one of the safest places in England… and one of the most beautiful. We reckon a sprinkling of the white stuff makes it look even better! Here are some of our favourite snow pics and videos. Snow patrol – we’re on duty 24/7, working to keep you safe, in even the most […]

Appeal after over £11k worth of items stolen from North York Moors National Park Authority in Whitby

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It happened between 4.30pm  on Friday 23 February and 8.30am on Monday 26 February 2018  when a number of items, totaling £11,851 in value and described as being essential for the work that the authority carries out around the area, were taken from the property on Langburn Road in Castleton. The stolen items, many of which […]

Vital witness sought after man arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving near Whitby

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At 6.35am on Tuesday 20 February 2018, a gold-coloured BMW on the A171 heading towards Whitby performed an overtaking manoeuver, causing an oncoming vehicle to swerve and take evasive action to avoid a head-on collision. Officers are trying to identify the driver of the vehicle which had to take evasive action, which was travelling on […]

Appeal following recent burglary and theft of an all terrain vehicle from an agricultural supplier in Foxholes

Posted on in Local appeals

The incident took place in Foxholes between 2.15am and 3am on Friday 16 February 2018 and involved group of unknown males entering a compound and looking around the site before cutting the bolt off the gate and making off with an all terrain vehicle,  similar to that pictured. North Yorkshire Police are requesting the public’s […]

Appeal for information regarding burglary and theft of a families push bikes in Pickering

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Four bicycles and a child’s ‘tag-along’ bike were stolen from an outbuilding at the property at some time overnight on Tuesday 13 February 2018 to Wednesday 14 February 2018. The bikes are described as a man’s Giant: Escape mountain bike in blue, which a noticeably large model,  a pink and white ladies’ Claude Butler mountain bike, a […]