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Archive – February, 2018

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 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 […]

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 […]

Witness appeal after large advertisement trailer set on fire in Ripon

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The incident occurred on Harrogate Road between 3.20am and 3.25am on Saturday (17 February 2018). If you have any information as to who is responsible or if you saw the incident personally, please call North Yorkshire Police  on 101, option 2, and ask for Michael Spittlehouse. Or email michael.spittlehouse@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111. Please quote reference number 12180027888 […]

Vital witness sought after man arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving near Whitby

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At 6.35am on Tuesday 20 February 2018, a gold-coloured BMW on the A171 heading towards Whitby performed an overtaking manoeuver, causing an oncoming vehicle to swerve and take evasive action to avoid a head-on collision. Officers are trying to identify the driver of the vehicle which had to take evasive action, which was travelling on […]

Selby: Appeal for witnesses following attempted burglary

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It happened between 5pm on Saturday 17 February and noon on Sunday 18 February 2018. The offenders tried to gain entry to the house by smashing the top section of the kitchen window at the rear of the property. An attempt was also made to jemmy open the UPVC window frame. Nothing was stolen. Anyone […]