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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.

Efforts to locate missing man Dennis Crook’s family identify sibling, DNA, photograph, sailboat

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Victoria Police say the photograph of Dennis and the familial DNA, and the information about his sailboat will greatly assist the investigation. The family member, one of Dennis Crook’s siblings, contacted investigators after learning of our search through media in York, England, and agreed to provide DNA. The family member who came forward is not […]

Craven police tackle burglary and vehicle crime with extra patrols as nights draw in

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Officers are focusing on home and vehicle security, as offences can spike at this time of year when the nights draw in. They will carry out extra patrols this week from 4pm until midnight, concentrating on Crosshills, Kildwick and Sutton – areas that are particularly susceptible to cross-border crime. Craven Neighbourhood Policing Sergeant Paul Evans […]

Appeal following Criminal Damage in Scarborough

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North Yorkshire Police is appealing for information following an incident of criminal damage in Scarborough. The incident occurred on Columbus Ravine at around 3.30pm on Saturday, 1 September. It is believed two men were involved and caused damage to a brick wall after kicking it. Two men have since been released and released under investigation […]

Serious collision on B6255 Newby Head Pass – road currently remains closed

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All emergency services attended and the road is currently closed between Hawes and the turn off for Dent, to allow the Collision Investigation Unit to conduct a full investigation of the scene. Motorists are advised to avoid the area.  Any witnesses who were travelling along the B6255 at the time of the collision, or anyone […]