It was reported at 6.46pm (Wednesday 16 January). It is not believed anybody has been injured. However, nearby residents and the adjacent Asda store have been evacuated as a safety precaution. Motorists and pedestrians are advised to keep away from the area while the incident is being dealt with. A safety cordon has been put […]
Archive – January, 2019
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.
It happened on Baxtergate at around 6.15pm on 31 December 2018 and involved a group of men fighting in the street. Two of the men were knocked unconscious and one was taken to hospital by ambulance. Officers are asking members of the public to get in touch if they recognise the people in the images […]
During 2018 it directly led to the arrest of 727 suspects across North Yorkshire and helped us safeguard 36 vulnerable people. And these are just the live-time incidents. It has assisted and contributed to countless other ongoing investigations or safeguarding matters. We use it to catch criminals, as a strategic crime prevention tool, and to […]
The victim, a 61-year-old man, contacted police to report two masked men had gained access to his property and threatened him with a knife. It is believed that the thieves left empty handed and made off from the property possibly in the direction of Quaker Lane. The homeowner was left with small lacerations to his […]
North Yorkshire Police is advising drivers to take the following safety steps even before getting behind the wheel: Check brakes, lights, wiper blades and oil and washer fluid level Ensure tyres meet legal requirements – and preferably a tread depth of 3mm Carry water and de-icer in the car with you If you are going […]
The local Neighbourhood Policing Team will be at Hutton Buscel Village Hall from 10am to 2pm on Saturday 19 January, to provide safety and security advice, and offer a free ‘dot peen’ property marking service. Dot peen property marking machines enables police to etch a unique reference number onto valuable items of property. This acts […]