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Major Investigation Team secures justice against Richmondshire man who planned the kidnap and murder of his former girlfriend

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Andrew Lee Pearson (below) , aged 45, of Chestnut Crescent, Colburn, was sentenced at Teesside Crown Court today (Friday 20 November 2020) after being found guilty following a three-week trial. The victim was his ex-partner Natalie Eve Harker (on the right), aged 30, from Colburn Lane, Colburn, who had ended their 18 month relationship around […]


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Key Facts We need to raise £80K to buy a new Incident Command Vehicle We are looking to fund this via Crowd Funding (asking a large number of people to donate money via the Internet) Our fund raising project launches at midday on Sunday 1 November 2020 www.crowdfunder.co.uk/smrt-vehicle-appeal Who we are Swaledale Mountain Rescue Team […]

Soldier’s vicious and unprovoked attack on taxi driver results in nine years and nine months’ imprisonment

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Steffan Rhys Wilson, aged 26, of Maesyfro, Station Terrace, Llanybydder, Sir Gar, West Wales, was sentenced at Leeds Crown Court today – Tuesday 3 November 2020 – having pleaded guilty to section 18 wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm. Jailed: Steffan Rhys Wilson The victim, a 43-year-old taxi driver from Northallerton, suffered a […]

Appeal for information after damage was caused to vehicles in Richmond

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The offences occurred overnight between Tuesday, 19 May and Wednesday, 20 May when two vehicles were damaged after a considerable amount of paint was thrown over them. Anyone with information which could assist with the investigation is urged to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for James Bowie. Alternatively, you […]

Appeal after man assaulted in attempted robbery by occupants of Mercedes-Benz

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It happened at around 4am this morning (Monday 9 March) when the victim noticed what is described as a dark-coloured Mercedes-Benz acting suspiciously on Marygate in the village. The four male occupants exited the Mercedes-Benz and began to punch and kick the victim in an attempt to get his phone before leaving the scene in […]