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Archive – April, 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.

Witnesses identified following CCTV appeal

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Original release: CCTV pictures released of potential witnesses after woman found with injuries in York CCTV footage has been released of potential witnesses who could hold “important information” after a woman was found with serious puncture wounds to her abdomen in York. The woman was found lying on the ground on George Street near to […]

Lambs die after sheep labour brought on by dog chase

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The incident has prompted a strong warning from North Yorkshire Police’s Rural Taskforce for dog owners to behave responsibly and always keep their dogs on leads near livestock. On Saturday 31 March a distressed ewe went into labour after being chased by a greyhound-type dog with a red jacket, in the Reeth Road area, west […]

Mindless lead theft damages North Yorkshire’s heritage

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Some time between Thursday 29 and Saturday 31 March 2018, offenders climbed scaffolding and removed lead from the roof of the Temple of Victory, in the grounds of Allerton Park, Flaxby (near Knaresborough). The damage will cost thousands of pounds to repair. The 18th-century Palladian-style building is Grade II* listed and is currently undergoing renovation. It […]

UPDATED – car now traced: Appeal after 82-year-old injured in Harrogate collision

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Police in Harrogate are appealing to the occupants of a small white hatchback to contact them following a collision involving an elderly pedestrian in Harrogate. It happened on Sunday 1 April 2018 at around 12.20pm on Manor Drive, just off Otley Road near the Cooperative store as the 82-year-old woman crossed the road. The vehicle, […]

Appeal following burglary at Northallerton

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Between 8.49pm and 8.55pm on Thursday 29 March 2018, a burglary occurred at City Electrical Factors on Finkills Way in Northallerton where a number of tools and cash have been stolen. Entry has been gained by smashing the window and forcing the shutters at the front of the premises. Two men have been observed at […]