As a result of an escalation in incidents linked to the encampment, North Yorkshire Police launched an operation to remove it. Using powers under section 61 of the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994, which allows police to remove trespassers from land, the operation resulted in members of the traveller community leaving the site […]
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The land owner is progressing their own civil action. Superintendent Lindsey Robson, North Yorkshire Police’s commander for the York and Selby District said: “We are liaising closely with the travelling community based at Whitley Bridge Cricket Club who have reassured us that they will be leaving the site by tomorrow at the latest. “It’s not […]
Between 7.15pm and 7.45pm on Tuesday 31 July 2018, an incident took place on the High Street near the bus station. It was reported that two men had got out of a vehicle after a bottle was thrown towards it, and had a verbal altercation with a teenage boy, leading to him being assaulted. A […]
Officers investigating the unexplained death of a man, are appealing for information to help determine his identity.
It happened at about 11am on Tuesday 17 July 2018 when items including two rare racing helmets worth approximately £4000 and motorbikes were stolen from a house on Gravelhill Lane, Whitley. The victim, a man in his late 40s, has offered a reward of £500 for information leading to the recovery of his property. Officers are […]
Officers are appealing for two cyclists to come forward following an incident in Hemingbrough. The incident occurred at around 6.20pm on Friday, 13 July when the cyclists and a woman in her 40s were travelling along Main Street. The woman, who was driving a silver car, was involved in an altercation with a male cyclist […]