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Archive – January, 2017

Read the latest local appeals, news stories and missing person alerts. The full list of stories, in date order, is below. But you can use "categories" and "neighbourhoods" to filter your selection.

Appeal for information regarding burglary at Stonefall Household Recycling Centre in Harrogate

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Thieves gained entry to the site by smashing the rear fence. They continued to break into a storage container and steal six flat screen televisions. Due to the size and number of TV’s stolen, a vehicle must of been used to transport the items away and police are appealing to anyone who may of witnessed […]

Appeal following attempted robbery in Selby

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It happened at around 8.30pm on the night of Sunday 22 January 2017 when a man entered the shop and threatened a member of staff with a knife and demanded money from the till. The member of staff refused to hand over any money and the suspect left the shop empty-handed. The suspect is described […]

Man jailed for using chewing gum to pervert the course of justice

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Dean Pearson, aged 51 from Newbold in Derbyshire, was captured driving a Mercedes Sprinter van at 70mph on Saturday 13 August 2016 on the A64 Malton by-pass. The classification of the vehicle he was driving meant that he was recorded at 10mph over the limit. After receiving the speeding notification from North Yorkshire Police, Pearson […]

Man, 24, jailed for sex offences against 14-year-old girl

Man, 24, jailed for sex offences against 14-year-old girl

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David Stephen Tawse previously of The Avenue, Stokesley and York Road, Thirsk, was sentenced on Friday 20 January 2017 after pleading guilty to the offences on 21 December 2016. In November 2016 North Yorkshire Police’s Serious Crime Team launched an investigation into a suspected sexual relationship between Tawse and a 14-year-old girl. The investigation found […]