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Archive – August, 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.

Police investigate persecution of breeding marsh harriers

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In May 2017 a pair of marsh harriers was discovered nesting on moorland forming part of Middleton and Denton moors near the village of Denton in North Yorkshire. The site was monitored by RSPB investigators who photographed the nest containing five eggs. The adult birds were observed at the nest. A camera was set up […]

£8,100 fine for man who killed geese in North Yorkshire

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Raymond William Twiddle, 83, of West Knapton, near Malton, pleaded guilty to intentionally killing three greylag geese at Scarborough Magistrates Court on Monday 7 August 2017. A member of the public called North Yorkshire Police on 24 April 2017, to report seeing a man killing gosling chicks with a spade and then burying them. Officers […]

Appeal to find missing Hambleton man

Appeal to find missing Hambleton man

Posted on in Missing people

Michael Webster, 47, was last seen on the evening of Sunday 6 August by his family at his home. Police are becoming increasingly concerned for his welfare, and are urging anyone who see him or knows where he is to get in touch. Michael has been known to visit Sunderland in the past. Anyone who […]

CCTV issued in Scarborough champagne theft investigation

CCTV issued in Scarborough champagne theft investigation

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened at around 5pm on 29 July 2017 when 11 bottles, valued at over £375 were stolen from the shop. Officers are appealing to anyone who can help identify the people shown in the CCTV images. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact us on 101, select option 2, and ask for […]