At around 4pm on Sunday 14 July the four boys, aged approximately 11 years-old, had been in the town centre when they found a 3-inch lock knife (pictured). They took the knife straight to the police station in Thirsk Market Place where they handed it in to police officers. One of the officers who spoke […]
Archive – July, 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.
The collision occurred just before 1am this morning on Stockton Lane, heading away from the city. It involved a black Toyota Auris and a black and gold trim bicycle. Sadly, the cyclist, a 29-year-old local man, died at the scene. A man has been arrested in relation to causing death by driving without due care […]
Graeme Seward, 62, of Park Avenue, Sutton-in-Craven near Skipton was sentenced at Bradford Crown Court on Friday 12 July 2019 after pleading guilty to the improper importation of an indecent or obscene article, possessing a prohibited image of a child and fraudulently evading prohibition or restriction in relation to a child sex doll. He was […]
Carolyn Lightwing, 55, of St Mary’s York, pleaded guilty to fraud by abuse of position after fraudulently transferring the money from her former employers, Elvington Medical Practice, over a period of three years. As practice manager she was in charge of the suppliers’ invoices and had access to the practice bank accounts which she abused […]
The 13 year-olds had been captured on CCTV making their way onto the rooftops of business premises in the town centre at 6.10pm on Thursday 20 June 2019. Enquiries revealed the identities of the youths who attended local high schools. After speaking with officers, accompanied by their parents, the boys admitted to being involved and […]
In happened at 11.59pm on Saturday 6 July 2019 involving approximately 20 people at Reighton Sands Holiday Park. A man suffered facial injuries and a female suffered scratches to her elbows and knees and was knocked unconscious. A 27 year-old man and a 30 year-old man were arrested on suspicion of affray. They have since […]