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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.

Police appeal after large-scale cannabis grow uncovered in Ripon

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Officers were alerted to the former Matrix nightclub premises on Kirkgate at 6.16pm on Thursday (17 September 2020). Two people were reportedly seen running away after being disturbed during a routine building check. An extensive area search was carried out on Thursday evening, including the use of a police drone, without finding the individuals involved. […]

Appeal for information after fatal collision in North Grimston

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On Wednesday 16 September 2020 police received reports of a single vehicle collision on the B1248 in the village of North Grimston near Malton where a white Renault van had collided with a tree. The passenger of the van, a 49 year-old Malton man was sadly pronounced deceased at the scene. Police are appealing for […]

Harrogate heroin suspect in court within 24 hours of arrest

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The 45-year-old was arrested in the Montpellier Hill area of the town at around 3.20pm by officers from North Yorkshire Police’s Operation Expedite team. He was charged in the early hours of this morning with supplying heroin and possessing criminal property (cash suspected as being obtained through drug dealing) He is due to appear at […]

Appeal to trace wanted Scarborough man Mitchell Thomas Johnson

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Mitchell Thomas Johnson, aged 25, failed to appear at Scarborough Magistrates’ Court on 2 September 2020 in relation to alleged public order offences committed in the town on 4 November 2019. The court has issued a warrant for his arrest and police enquiries have been ongoing in the area to locate him. Johnson, whose last […]

Incident on Lawrence Street, York, 18 September

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At around 8.30am on 18 September North Yorkshire Police received reports from Yorkshire Ambulance Service that they were attending reports of a man with serious injuries in the street. Initial reports are that the man had fallen from a window. The area has been cordoned off to allow officers to carry out enquiries and examine […]