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Man jailed for £442k armed robbery on Bradleys The Jewellers in Northallerton

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38-year-old Victor Okumu from Lazenby, near Middlesbrough, has been jailed for ten years and six months after pleading guilty to the robbery at Bradleys The Jewellers on Market Row in Northallerton on 11 March 2019. Just after 10am, Okumu entered the jewellers wearing a blue boiler suit and crash helmet with the visor down. Armed […]

CCTV appeal following purse theft in Northallerton

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It happened outside the Marks and Spencer store in Friarage Street between 4.40pm and 5pm on 13 July 2019. A man approached a trolley outside the store where a handbag had been left. The man then removed a purse from the handbag and later used a bank card from within the purse to withdraw money. […]

Man arrested and drugs seized after police search car near Northallerton

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At about 2.30pm on Tuesday 6 August 2019, officers from North Yorkshire Police stopped a car on the A19 at Osmotherley. The vehicle was searched, and a large amount of suspected cocaine was found inside. The only occupant, a 43-year-old man from the Cleveland area, was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply […]

Appeal after sexual touching incident at Deer Shed Festival

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The incident happened at the Deer Shed Festival near Topcliffe in the ‘G’ camping area at around 4am on 27 July 2019 and involved the victim being inappropriately touched by a man in her chest area. We are appealing for anyone who might have information about the incident and particularly looking for a man who […]

Busby Stoop: 24-year-old jailed for causing death by dangerous driving of two 17 year-olds

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An 18-year-old man has also been jailed for 16 months in connection with the same incident. 17-year-olds George Thomas Turner and Mason Pearson died after the Volkswagen Bora that they were travelling in collided with a Ford Focus on 7 March 2018 on the A61 between Busby Stoop and Carlton Miniott in North Yorkshire. Another […]

Boys are praised after handing in knife in Thirsk

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At around 4pm on Sunday 14 July the four boys, aged approximately 11 years-old, had been in the town centre when they found a 3-inch lock knife (pictured). They took the knife straight to the police station in Thirsk Market Place where they handed it in to police officers. One of the officers who spoke […]