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Archive – September, 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.

Urgent appeal to find missing North Deighton man

Posted on in Missing people

  55 year-old Neil Smith was last at 11am on Monday 3 September 2018 in the Leeds Road area of Dewsbury. Neil is described as around 6ft tall, of large build with a bald head and was last seen wearing shorts and a t-shIrt. He is believed to have travelled to the Penrith area in […]

Criminal damage appeal at Brompton-on-Swale

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened at around 1am on Sunday 2 September 2018 where a vehicle was damaged by an unknown person. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information about the person involved. This person was wearing a light-coloured hooded top, dark trousers and […]

Appeal following burglary near Helmsley

Appeal following burglary near Helmsley

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened at business premises on the B1257 north of Helmsley at 10.50pm on 7 August and involved the theft of garden machinery and some distinctive walking sticks. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information about any possible suspects seen in the […]

Appeal following road rage incident near Scotch Corner

Posted on in Local appeals

It occurred at around 10.15am on Friday 31 August 2018 and involved  a white Ford Transit van and a yellow Audi A1. The driver of the Audi, a 23-year-old man from Penrith, Cumbria, was arrested and released under investigation on suspicion of dangerous driving. Nobody was injured in the incident. Witnesses are asked to call North Yorkshire Police […]

Appeal for information following fatal collision on the B6255 in Far Gearstone, Carnforth.

Posted on in News stories

The collision occurred at 3.36pm on Saturday 1 September 2018 and involved a Red Motorcycle and a White Campervan. The Red Honda VFR, ridden by an 57-year-old man from the Wetherby area was travelling along the B6255 from Hawes in the direction of Ribblehead Viaduct. He was in company with a second motorcycle, black in colour. […]