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Archive – February, 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.

No love lost with romance fraudsters

No love lost with romance fraudsters

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Online dating can result in life long partnerships and happy relationships. However, sadly some people instead of finding love, find themselves on the other end of a scam. Action Fraud reported that in 2017, 3557 frauds were reported with over £41 million lost to romance fraudsters*.  And with evidence suggesting that many of these types […]

Appeal for information following burglary in Hemingbrough

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The homeowner had left the property at around 8.45am that morning. When she returned at 9.15am, she found that burglars had gained entry to her property and an amount of cash had been stolen. Officers are keen to speak to two men who were seen in the area, who were travelling in a silver Citroen […]

Sleeping driver jailed for 20 months for killing woman on A64 near Malton

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Eric John Williams, aged 77, from Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, was sentenced at York Crown Court today (Friday 1 February 2019) following a guilty plea. He was also banned from driving for three years and 10 months and ordered to do an extended driving test. The incident occurred at 2.59pm on 31 July 2017 as Williams […]