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Update on traveller camp at Whitley Bridge Cricket Club

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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 […]

Arsonist who fled to Finland jailed after years on the run

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Thomas Oakley, 21, of York, was arrested and convicted of the offence in 2016. However, he skipped bail and tried to start a new life in Scandinavia, York Crown Court heard. Specially-trained intelligence officers from North Yorkshire Police launched an investigation. They worked closely with police and other authorities in Finland and eventually tracked him […]

Reward offered as rare crash helmet and motorbikes stolen in burglary in Whitley

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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 […]

Appeal following assault at taxi rank in Selby

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North Yorkshire Police is appealing for information following an assault at a taxi rank in Selby. The incident occurred at the James Street Taxi Rank in Selby Town Centre at approximately 1.25am on Sunday, 22 July. A man and a woman were assaulted. The woman was pushed to the ground and the man was punched […]

Witness appeal after collision in Selby involving cyclist

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The collision occurred at about 6.10am on 26 June when a black Vauxhall Insignia collided with a cyclist after an altercation on Barlby Road. The driver of the Insignia left the scene without stopping to leave their details. The cyclist, a 52 year-old local man, manged to get himself to hospital where he received treatment […]