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Appeal following a hotel burglary at Croft-on-Tees

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It occurred at The Croft Hotel on Northallerton Road between 3.30am and 4.30am on Tuesday 8 September 2020. Offenders gained access to the hotel through the rear cellar door and stole a large amount of alcohol. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are […]

Van-tastic stop by traffic cops

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At 1.33am today (Tuesday 1 September 2020), West Yorkshire Police passed on an alert that a white Ford Transit – stolen from the Kippax area of Leeds – was heading north on the A1(M) though North Yorkshire. Traffic cops spotted the vehicle at 1.55am as it travelled across the Durham border where Durham Constabulary were […]

Van with flat tyre, agricultural diesel and no insurance, taken off the roads of North Yorkshire

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In the early hours of Thursday 6 August 2020, at about 1.45am, North Yorkshire Police officers stopped an Iveco Daily van on the A1(M) near Catterick. Despite being driven on a motorway, the vehicle had a completed deflated front tyre. Further checks found it had no insurance, and was running on red diesel. Red diesel, […]

Suspected poachers sent packing from Richmondshire

Posted on in News stories, Rural

At about 9am on Saturday 1 August 2020, members of a North Yorkshire Police Rural Watch group contacted their local police officer, after seeing a suspicious vehicle on land near Newton Morrell. Officers responded and, about an hour later, located the vehicle, and two men with dogs, near Barton. They were spoken to, and sent […]

Dog walker warning after livestock attacks

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Officers are concerned that as coronavirus restrictions are lifted, more people are travelling to the countryside, and walking their dogs around sheep without enough care. The warning follows incidents in the Harrogate and Richmondshire areas in the last week. On Saturday 11 July 2020, a member of the public called police to report a dog […]