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Appeal for witnesses after cyclist is injured in Hawes

Posted on in Local appeals

The cyclist was travelling along the unclassified road between Gayle and Oughtershaw, near to Busk Farm at around 11.10am on Sunday 9 May 2021 when it’s thought his tyre blew. He came off his bike onto the carriageway and received superficial injuries which were later treated at Airedale Hospital. Officers are appealing for any witnesses, […]

UPDATED: Rural patrols arrest suspect after theft investigations

Posted on in News stories, Rural

Last week officers from Bedale Neighbourhood Policing Team (NPT) appealed for information after a number of incidents in which a man was seen trying vehicle doors in the town and surrounding rural villages. Police also received reports of items being stolen from within several vehicles. Property taken from different vehicles included a car battery charger, […]

Appeal following collision in West Witton

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A silver Ford Kuga and a stationary black Volvo XC40. The collision happened at around 3pm on Wednesday, 28 April near Arkwright’s shop on Main Street, West Witton. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the collision. If you can help, please contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select […]

Cyclist injured in collision

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It happened between 10am and 10.15am on Sunday (2 May). A pedal cycle and a white estate car collided on the B6271 between Scorton and Bolton on Swale. The cyclist fell into the road and sustained multiple bruises. The driver of the car did not stop. We are appealing for witnesses to the collision or […]

Appeal following assault in Richmond

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It happened on The Green in Richmond at about 8.30am on Monday 19 April 2021, and involved two vehicles that met on the corner of Cravengate. A female driver was verbally abused and spat at by another motorist. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, […]

Covid response update

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“During the past week (12-18 April 2021), North Yorkshire Police has issued only seven Covid-related Fixed Penalty Notices. They occurred at the weekend and they were all for indoor gatherings – four in Ripon and three in Scarborough. In line with the gradual easing of the lockdown, our focus is very much on reacting to […]