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Archive – May, 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 to find Boroughbridge graffiti vandals

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Various scribbles and words, including offensive language, have been daubed over two bridges over the past three to four weeks. Police are also concerned that the suspects are risking their lives by crossing exposed girders to reach the underneath of the bridges. Names including Booki, Nook and Salaz have been included in the graffiti and […]

York man jailed for non-recent sexual abuse of girls aged 2, 4 and 5

York man jailed for non-recent sexual abuse of girls aged 2, 4 and 5

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Bryan Hudson of Carr Lane, York, appeared at York Crown Court on Wednesday 23 May 2018 where he was found guilty of five charges of non-recent child sex abuse dating back to 1996. The charges include four of indecent assault against a girl and one of gross indecency with a child. He was also put […]

Local appeal following theft of a City of York council vehicle from Huntington

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A City of York council vehicle was stolen from outside a property on Cleveland Way in Huntington. It is believed the vehicle travelled through York between the times of 11.35pm to midnight on the Wednesday 23 May 2018. Police believe the vehicle has also travelled through the Tang Hall and Osbaldwick areas. The vehicle is described as a “tipper” type […]

Two teenage boys found guilty of conspiracy to murder

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This is a joint statement from North Yorkshire Police and North Yorkshire County Council. Detective Superintendent Allan Harder, North Yorkshire Police’s Head of Safeguarding and Stuart Carlton, Director of Children and Young People’s service for North Yorkshire County Council said: “Although this case has reached its conclusion, we acknowledge that many people have been deeply affected […]

Key witness sought to fatal collision on the A1 near Baldersby

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The crash happened just before 7am on Tuesday 22 May 2018 on the A1 northbound between junctions 50 and 51 (Baldersby/Ripon and Leeming Bar/Bedale) when a lorry collided with a stationery car transporter that had broken down in the inside lane. Sadly, the driver of the lorry, a 55-year-old man from Suffolk died at the […]

Appeal after girl, 16, assaulted in Harrogate

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It happened at the bus stop opposite the Royal Hall, Ripon Road, at approximately 4.50pm on Monday 21 May 2018. The victim, a 16-year-old school girl was sat waiting for her bus when she was approached and punched in the face by an unknown man. The man involved is described as white, aged about 40 years old and […]