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Archive – February, 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.

Family and detectives revisit scene of hit-and-run death to renew appeal ten years on

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Bill Hendry was knocked down while crossing Stockwell Lane, Knaresborough at 9.38am on 26 February 2007. The 75-year-old had been to the Post Office with his dog, Abby. After running him over, the driver fled the scene and Mr Hendry died in hospital the same day. Mr Hendry’s family visited the scene to lay flowers […]

Appeal after dog comes to owner’s aid during attack on Strensall Common

Appeal after dog comes to owner’s aid during attack on Strensall Common

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The incident happened on Strensall Common between 2.30pm and 3.15pm on Sunday 26 February 2017. As the woman was walking her dog along a path adjacent to the golf course, approximately 15 minutes’ walk from the car park, a man called out to her, concerned by this, she turned to walk back the way she […]

Man appears in court in connection with Scarborough break-ins and vehicle interference

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He was arrested on 9 February 2017 and charged on 25 February with three burglaries, three offences of vehicle interference and one charge of possessing drugs. Two further offences, one of burglary and one of vehicle interference were taken into consideration. He appeared at Scarborough Magistrates’ Court on 27 February 2017 and was remanded in […]