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Damage-only collision report in the Yorkshire Dales leads to arrest of three burglary suspects

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A police operation was launched at 8.40pm on Tuesday (24 November 2020) after a house on Moor Road in Askrigg was struck by a passing white Ford Transit panel van pulling a mini digger on a trailer. The transit van, trailer and digger were abandoned at the scene. No-one was hurt in the collision and […]

Richmondshire: Police appeal following suspicious incident involving teenage girl and pick-up truck near Caldwell

Richmondshire: Police appeal following suspicious incident involving teenage girl and pick-up truck near Caldwell

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It happened at around 4.10pm on Tuesday 3 November 2020 when a teenage girl got off a bus outside The Brownlow Arms. When she started walking in the direction of Forcett, the girl became aware of an old-style Toyota Hilux pick-up truck without a canopy crawling behind her. The vehicle then overtook her and stopped. […]

Man due in court charged with Yorkshire Dales quad bike burglaries

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On Friday 27 December 2019, two farms near Askrigg, Richmondshire, were burgled. Police and local Rural Watch group members attended immediately, and sighted suspicious vehicles in the area. All three stolen quad bikes were recovered. Following forensic enquiries, a 28-year-old Keighley man was arrested by North Yorkshire Police Rural Taskforce officers in connection with the […]

Appeal following assault near Richmond

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North Yorkshire Police is appealing for information following an assault involving a man in a car and a man and woman outside of the car which took place near the viewing point between Hudswell and Downholme near Richmond on Saturday 7 November 2020 between 12 and 12.45pm. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help […]

Police volunteers support Richmond speeding operation

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Volunteer Police Cadets and Special Constables gave up their own time to help support Richmondshire Neighbourhood Policing Team on Saturday 31 October 2020. The team deployed to Darlington Road in Richmond, responding to concerns from local residents. PC Ross Moralee said: “There are often reports from residents and pupils about speeding on that road, so […]