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Archive – March, 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.

Former employee jailed for firearms and misconduct offences

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At the time of the offences, Duffield was employed as a Firearms Enquiry Officer at North Yorkshire Police – a civilian post. The allegations against him came to light in April 2017, and Duffield was suspended from duty.  North Yorkshire Police mounted an investigation and in May 2017 he was arrested.  In January 2018 he […]

Wanted York man arrested

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Thank you to everyone who assisted with our appeal. Previous appeal Police are appealing for information to locate a wanted York man. Philip Ridsdale, 54, is wanted after he failed to answer police bail following his arrest on 19 October 2018 on suspicion of sexual offences. Extensive police enquiries are ongoing to locate him – […]

Appeal for information after altercation in York

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The incident happened outside KFC, Blossom Street, York, between 7.05pm and 7.15pm on Monday 18 March 2019, when a public order incident occurred involving a Deliveroo cyclist and a member of the public. The Deliveroo cyclist’s bike was damaged in the incident. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding […]

Horse seriously injured following incident near Skipton involving group on quads and motorcycle

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It happened at around 3.50pm on Sunday 24 March 2019 on Jowetts Lane and resulted in a rider being thrown from their horse. Enquiries suggest the group may have travelled from the Bradford area, having been sighted in Queensbury at around 1.30pm. It is believed they then headed towards Keighley, going through Laycock and Sutton-in-Craven […]