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Archive – December, 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.

Fatal collision at Escrick near Selby

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It happened just before 2pm and involved two cars travelling in opposite directions. The woman was a passenger in one of the cars and was pronounced dead at the scene, the male driver of the vehicle was airlifted to James Cook Hospital in Middlesbrough with serious injuries. The four occupants of the other car were […]

Dangerous driver jailed for nine years for causing fatal collision

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Adam Kershaw, 29, of Booth Street, Cleckheaton, Kirklees, was sentenced today (Tuesday 31 December 2019) at Bradford Crown Court. He had previously pleaded guilty to ending the life of Joe Michael Keane, from Billinge near Wigan, who was travelling in his girlfriend’s black Peugeot car to celebrate his 28th birthday together. Kershaw admitted five other […]

Appeal after 63 sheep seized from land near Thirsk

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A flock of sheep were seized by North Yorkshire Police on 10 December 2019 from land close to Thirsk. The 63 sheep are a range of males and females of varying ages and breeds. It is suspected the sheep may be stolen. North Yorkshire Police are asking anyone who may have information about these sheep […]

Appeal for information after incident involving a cyclist and bus driver in York

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Thank you everyone for your assistance, we have now identified this man.  The incident occurred on Bishopgate Street at approximately 3.50pm on  Thursday 5 December 2019 and involved a male cyclist reportedly stopping a double decker bus by standing in front of it and shouting at the bus driver. Anyone with information that could assist […]

Appeal for information after indecent exposure incident in Sutton-in-Craven

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The incident happened in the Croft Hill area in Sutton-In-Craven at around 2.30am hours on Sunday 22 December 2019 and involved a man exposing his genitals. At the time he was wearing a blue and green corset, beige stockings and a mask covering his eyes. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the […]

Driver who treated the roads of York ‘like a racetrack’ is jailed

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Just before midnight on 10 October 2017, Bradley James Kitching, 24, of Moore Lane, Wetherby, and John Shelton Carey, 27, of Orchard Gardens, Huntington, York, were in York in their own vehicles when they saw each other on Heworth Green. Kitching was driving his blue Mini Cooper and Carey was driving his blue Vauxhall Astra […]