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Archive – May, 2019

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Uplifted sentences applied in two North Yorkshire hate crimes against a police officer and health professionals

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The report features two cases from North Yorkshire, both of which were racially motivated hate crime, one against a police officer and one against health professionals. Hate crime is any criminal offence, which is perceived, by the victim or any other person, to be motivated by hostility or prejudice based on a person’s actual or […]

UPDATE: Second arrest following death of Leah Heyes in Northallerton

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Last night (13 May) a second arrest was made by officers investigating the circumstances of Leah’s death. An 18-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of class A drugs. He has since been released while under investigation. The 17-year-old who was arrested previously has also been released while under investigation. […]

Appeal following collision in Scarborough

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The incident happened at 1.20pm on Friday 10 May 2019 in Sainsbury’s Car Park, Falsgrave Road, Scarborough when a black Hyundai Tucson collided with a pedestrian. The pedestrian was treated at the scene and attended Scarborough Hospital as a precaution. We are appealing for witnesses to the collision or anyone who recalls seeing the vehicle […]

UPDATE following death of 15-year-old girl in Northallerton

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Her name is Leah Heyes from Northallerton. Officers are continuing their investigation into Leah’s death to determine the circumstances that led to the tragic events of Saturday night.   A post mortem is due to be carried out to determine the cause of her death.  We believe that Leah had taken the drug MDMA – […]