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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 […]

Appeal for information after criminal damage in Thornton-le-Dale

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Between 10 April and 12 April 2021, the signs around the woodland walk near to the pond on Maltongate in Thornton-le-Dale were damaged. A commemorative plaque was also stolen at the same time. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. Anyone with information that could assist the […]

Police investigate attempted burglary in Kirkbymoorside

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It happened between Thursday 18 March and Saturday 20 March on West Pasture. A window was removed from the property. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for PC 70 Neville-Beck. You can also email louise.neville-beck@northyorkshire.police.uk If you wish to remain anonymous, […]

Teenagers given words of advice by police after their behaviour leads to unnecessary call-out

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A member of the public reported seeing a group of teenagers in costume masks, and hearing screams of pain, in Orchard Fields, Malton, shortly before 8pm on Monday 15 March 2021. Officers attended, and searched the surrounding area, using thermal imaging equipment and Fire and Rescue Service lighting. Five youths were located, and said they […]

Police appeal after man suffers facial injuries in Scarborough

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He was crossing Falsgrave Road near Sainsbury’s when the incident happened. A vehicle may have been involved but the man has no recollection of what happened. It is possible that he sustained the injuries after his head hit the pedestrian railings on the traffic island, knocking himself unconscious. The man – who is in his […]

Police in missing person search locate man’s body

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Gerrard Burrell-Hodgson, 53, from Deighton, near Northallerton, has been missing since the morning of Monday 1 March 2021. Following an extensive search, a man’s body was found in a rural area north of Helmsley this morning. While a formal identification has yet to take place, Mr Burrell-Hodgson’s family has been informed. Inspector Sarah Sanderson thanked […]