This follows a number of incidents reported across the county this year where unsolicited callers have targeted victims, often the elderly or vulnerable, claiming to be from calling from police fraud squads in a bid to steal their money. Typically in courier fraud, victims will receive a call on their mobile or landline by someone […]
Archive – July, 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.
At about 5am on Saturday 21 July, intruders stole a Kubota ATV from a farm in Great Broughton, thankfully it was recovered a short time later. The theft is believed to have been carried out by three males who may have been driving a silver Volvo. Police are now appealing for anyone with information to […]
Officers on patrol spotted two quad bikes travelling together along the A65 near Settle in suspicious circumstances, at 2.20am on Monday 23 July 2018. A police ‘stinger’ device was deployed near Gargrave, stopping one of the quads. However, its rider then got on the other quad and drove off. Specially-trained police officers pursued the remaining […]
It happened at 1.15pm on 18 July at Co-op, Champley Mews in Pickering, and involved three men entering the store each selecting a basket. Two of the men approached the wines and spirits aisle where they took a number of bottles of spirits, and one of the men entered the fresh meats aisle and selected […]
A man’s body was recovered by officers from the Yorkshire and Humberside Underwater Search and Marine Unit today. We are not yet in a position to identify him. Police are supporting the family, and would ask that you respect their privacy at this extremely difficult time.
The bird was found on Thursday 12 July 2018, at Barden, near to the popular area known as the Strid. Enquiries are ongoing to establish the cause of death. Sergeant Kevin Kelly, wildlife crime lead for North Yorkshire Police, said: “We have commenced an investigation and aim to establish the circumstances leading to the bird’s […]