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Appeal following fatal collision on A59 near Broughton

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At 11.12pm on Saturday 23 June 2018, officers were called to a report of a collision between a pedestrian and a car on the A59, close to The Bull pub at Broughton. The incident involved an orange coloured Vauxhall Corsa travelling away from Skipton and a male pedestrian. As a result of the collision, sadly […]

York man recalled to prison the same month of his release

York man recalled to prison the same month of his release

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Alex David Kenneth Ogden, 22, was released from HMP Hull on 5 June 2018, after being jailed in August 2016 for assault occasioning actual bodily harm. However, he has since been recalled to prison because he failed to attend an appointment with his probation officer and allegedly committed further offences (theft). Ogden is believed to […]

Selby man wanted in connection with drugs charges

Selby man wanted in connection with drugs charges

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Matthew Dean McCartan, 21, is wanted on warrant in connection with drugs possession offences. He has links to London, but may in the Selby area. A warrant was issued for his arrest at York Magistrates Court in December 2017, in connection with charges relating to the possession of class B and class C drugs in […]

Police investigate after 25 shot geese found in Dales river

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On 16 June 2018, members of the public out walking reported finding around 25 dead adult and juvenile geese in the River Ure. The Greylag geese were found in the river adjacent to the public right of way between Harper Wath footbridge near Aysgarth, and Worton. Such were the numbers of dead geese, it was […]

E-fit issued in Harrogate attempted handbag robbery

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Officers are appealing to anyone who can help them identify the man from the e-fit to contact them.  The incident happened at around 11.25am on Sunday 17 June 2018. The victim was walking down Duchy Avenue when she was approached from behind by a man. The man grabbed hold of her handbag and attempted to take it from […]