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Roman skull stolen from archaeological dig

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The theft happened from a dig that was taking place at Old Maltongate in Malton in May. Overnight on Wednesday 9 May 2018, unknown offenders entered the dig and removed a skull from the site which had been partially covered. Officers are appealing for information about the theft, and in particular the identity of two […]

Business premises burgled in Thornton-le-Dale

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened between 8pm on 16 June 2018 and 8am on 17 June. Offender(s) unknown smashed a window at the front of the premises and stole a small quantity of property from a display shelf before making off unseen and unheard. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the […]

Appeal following Kirkbymoorside burglary

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened on West End at approximately between 11.15am and 11.40am on 5 May 2018, and involved an unidentified man, who smashed a side window gaining entry to the premises and then made off on foot. Later the suspect was seen to discard his clothing in a nearby hedge on the A170 and get into […]

Appeal to identify key witness after damaged caused to property in Whitby

Posted on in CCTV appeals

The incident occurred in Raglan Terrace, Whitby on 5 March 2018. The offender has caused significant damage to a car, a motorbike and a property. Police need to establish contact details for the female featured in the image as they believe she has information critical to the progression of the investigation. Officers are asking members of […]

Wanted man James Connors sought by police

Wanted man James Connors sought by police

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James Connors, 26, of Malton, was jailed for burglary, and released in January 2018. However, his release licence was revoked on 19 April after he breached his curfew conditions, and he will be returned to prison. Connors has links to Malton and Leeds, and therefore may be in North or West Yorkshire. If you see […]