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Archive – October, 2020

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York: Appeal after motorcycle stolen in Huntington farm burglary

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It happened just off of North Lane, towards the east-bound A64, between Friday 25 September and Sunday 27 September 2020. The victim had various high-value goods stolen from secured shipping containers. Several heavy-duty padlocked gates had been broken into to access the farm. The suspects also broke  into a caravan on a field and ransacked […]

Investigation underway in York after police officer allegedly head-butted by teenager who was found to be in possession of a knife

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The incident occurred on Peter Lane, near Spurriergate House, at around 9.45pm on Friday (2 October 2020). Officers approached a group of teenage boys who they believed were acting drunk and disorderly. A 16-year-old boy allegedly would not co-operate with the police and was arrested. It is alleged he head-butted an officer in the face […]

Men charged in connection with HGV diesel fuel theft

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They were stopped and arrested by officers from North Yorkshire Police’s Rural Taskforce on Friday 21 August 2020. Police were conducting proactive patrols of lorry parks following an increase in thefts from HGVs in the area. The men, aged 22, 23 and 24, from the Cleveland area, have been charged with going equipped for theft, […]

Arrest to court within 24 hours for county lines cocaine suspect  

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The man was arrested by North Yorkshire Police’s proactive Operation Expedite team on Cheltenham Mount in Harrogate on Friday morning (2 October). The arrest followed a short foot chase after officers suspected drug dealing was taking place. A quantity of suspected crack cocaine was also seized by officers. The man was later charged with possessing […]

Appeal following farm burglaries in Yafforth area – can you help locate stolen tools, motorcycle and child’s quadbike?

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On Mounstall Lane, there was an attempted burglary at one farm and a second farm has had the following items stolen from a secure container: A Stihl chainsaw hedge trimmer leaf blower and strimmer in orange, black and grey a red Beta 250cc trials bike a yellow Suzuki Sport child’s quad bike There was also […]