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Archive – February, 2018

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Appeal following thefts of fuel from vehicles in Selby

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Both thefts happened on the A63 between Selby swing bridge and the A1041/A63 roundabout.between approximately 7pm Tuesday 20 February and 5.30am on Wednesday 21 February 2018. A large quantity of fuel was stolen from two lorries parked in the lay-by at the side of the A63. It is believed the offenders accessed the lay-by by […]

NYP plays key role in new report on livestock attacks

NYP plays key role in new report on livestock attacks

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North Yorkshire Police’s Chief Constable, Dave Jones, who is also the national policing lead on wildlife crime and rural affairs, has been instrumental in pulling together the working group of five police Forces (North Yorkshire plus  Devon and Cornwall, Sussex, North Wales and Hertfordshire) to look at the true extend of livestock worrying in the countryside. The […]

UPDATE: Wanted man David Graham Laycock arrested

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He is currently in police custody. North Yorkshire Police issued a wanted appeal on 19 February 2018 to trace Laycock and who were wanted after absconding from court.   Monday 19 February: Sex offender who fled justice is wanted by police Police are searching for a convicted sex offender who absconded from court. David Graham […]

Scarborough man jailed for child sex offence

Scarborough man jailed for child sex offence

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Lee Traquair-Hull, aged 34, of Seamer Road, Scarborough, was jailed for 15 months for causing or inciting a child to engage in sexual activity, and given two months concurrent for publishing an obscene article. Detectives opened an investigation in June 2016, following a report that Traquair-Hull had begun a text message conversation with a teenage […]