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Archive – May, 2020

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.

Tragic death of 82 year old man in Ingleton

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The man and his wife were walking at Ivescar, Ingleton, when the incident happened at around 1.45pm yesterday (Saturday 30 May 2020). Emergency services attended and sadly the man was pronounced dead at the scene. The woman, aged 78, was badly bruised and taken to Royal Lancaster Infirmary by air ambulance.

Scarborough appeal: Alleged bottle attack at Falsgrave Park under investigation

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It occurred just after 9pm on Bank Holiday Monday, 25 May 2020. A 21-year-old local man received substantial injuries to his face which required 50 stitches at hospital. Another 21-year-old man suffered a cut hand in the incident, and a 17-year-old girl was allegedly assaulted and threatened with a broken bottle. Police arrested a 17-year-old […]

Malton: Appeal following theft of rowing boat

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened on the river Derwent between 12.30pm and 5pm on Wednesday 27 May 2020. The dark-coloured wooden rowing boat with oars was stolen from its mooring not far from the Dennis Distributions site off Derwent Road. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we […]

Appeal following livestock trailer collision near York

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened at 4.30pm on Wednesday (27 May) and involved a tractor towing a trailer full of sheep. As a result of the incident, the trailer overturned causing the sheep to escape on to the A1237. There are no reported injuries to the sheep or the driver of the tractor. With the assistance of North […]

Appeal for information after buzzards found shot in Bransdale

Posted on in News stories, Wildlife Crime

Following information reported to the police in April 2020, officers attended the location and discovered five dead buzzards. The buzzards were then x-rayed, with four found to contain pieces of shot. So far, eight individuals have been interviewed under caution in connection with the incident. Enquiries are ongoing and if you have any information which […]