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Archive – August, 2019

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Thieves smash their way into a Settle business

Thieves smash their way into a Settle business

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened at Three Peaks Cycles at approximately 1.30am today (Monday, 12 August). The offenders smashed the front window with a sledge hammer and stole an orange coloured Saracen Levarg 2019 gravel bike. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for David […]

Woman brought to safety after A64 closure

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North Yorkshire Police officers attended alongside North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service personnel. The road was closed in both directions, and the woman was safely brought down from the bridge just before 5pm. She has been taken to hospital to get the support she needs. Thank you to motorists for their patience while the emergency […]

Appeal after York building site broken into

Posted on in Local appeals

Between midnight on Tuesday 6 August and 6am on Wednesday 7 August 2019, burglars entered the David Wilson housing development site and stole a number of tools including Stihl saws, a wacker plate, and a selection of hand tools. They also caused a large amount of damage to a building and a JCB digger. Officers […]

Witness appeal following fatal collision on A64 near Malton

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At about 10.50am on Thursday 8 August 2019, a collision occurred on the A64 near Scagglethorpe, between Malton and Rillington. It involved a grey Hyundai Tucson, a car-transporter vehicle and a heavy goods vehicle. Sadly, the driver of the car, a 61-year-old man from the Sheffield area, suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at […]

Appeal following a recent assault in Harrogate.

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It happened at around 1am on Sunday 4 August 2019 and involved a 25-year-old man from Wetherby being assaulted by another male. Officers arrived shortly after the incident occurred, however, the suspect had already left the scene. The victim sustained head and facial injuries and was taken to hospital by ambulance where he was treated […]