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Appeal after Sessay fishing tackle shop burgled

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Sometime overnight on Monday 18 November 2019, access has been gained to Oaks Tackle Shop and a number of items of fishing equipment removed from within. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for PC Karen Mitson. You can also email karen.mitson@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk […]

Police appeal for witnesses after serious collision near Bishop Thornton

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The incident happened around 3.30pm on Wednesday 20 November 2019 on the Fountains Abbey Road between Bishop Thornton and Markington at the ‘Drover’s Crossroads’. It involved a yellow Fiat 500 which was travelling from Bishop Thornton towards Markington and a black VW Up which was travelling along Fountains Abbey Road from the direction of Ripley. […]

Police in fraud warning to ‘Black Friday’ bargain-hunters

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‘Black Friday’ is a large shopping event that originated in the United States, and takes place on the day after Thanksgiving – Friday 29 November this year. Based on previous fraud data, it is likely that there will be an increase in online shopping and auction fraud in the run up to Christmas, particularly around […]

Appeal following two attempted street robberies in Whitby

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They happened on Church Street and St Ann’s Staith in the early hours of Sunday, 17 November. Two assailants attacked two men within close proximity of each other using physical violence. Both victims sustained injuries during this attack, including cuts, bruises and a broken tooth. They were taken to hospital and later discharged. One victim […]

Appeal for witnesses after fatal collision in Northallerton

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The incident happened on 17 October 2019 around 10.10am on High Street, Northallerton, close to the entrance to Garthway Arcade. A 57 year old female pedestrian was struck by a white Peugeot van sustaining serious injuries. The woman was taken to hospital on the day of the collision but sadly passed away on 16 November. […]