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Appeal for information regarding burglary and theft of a families push bikes in Pickering

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Four bicycles and a child’s ‘tag-along’ bike were stolen from an outbuilding at the property at some time overnight on Tuesday 13 February 2018 to Wednesday 14 February 2018. The bikes are described as a man’s Giant: Escape mountain bike in blue, which a noticeably large model,  a pink and white ladies’ Claude Butler mountain bike, a […]

Appeal following recent criminal damage of vehicles on Scarborough Road, Norton

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It happened on Scarborough Road, Norton between 12.00am and 06.00 am on 27 January 2018 and involved eleven vehicles that were damaged whilst parked on the roadside. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information about if anyone was seen in the […]

Appeal for information following horsebox fire and graffiti on car in Scrayingham

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It happened on Bleaberry Lane near Scrayingham at 13:30hrs on Saturday 20th January 2018 and involved the setting fire to a horsebox and obscene graffiti on another car nearby. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information about whether anyone witnessed […]

Appeal following New Year assault and criminal damage in Whitby

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It happened outside the Board Inn, Church Street, Whitby at around 2.00am on 1st January 2018 when the landlord of the pub was assaulted outside, causing an injury to his mouth which required treatment at Hospital. The suspect remained violent outside the pub and had to be restrained by a number of customers. During the incident […]

Appeal following theft of mountain bikes at Sutton Bank bikes

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The incident happened between 4.30pm and 8.45pm on Sunday 7 January 2018. The offenders have forced entry in to the shop and taken three high-value mountain bikes: a Santa Cruz Bronson in olive green, a black Santa Cruz 5010, and a teal-coloured Juliana Furtado C (same models pictured). They have then left in an unknown direction. We are […]

Community rallies round as wintry weather hits Ryedale roads

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Local residents did their bit to help out during the icy spell, working with police to keep fellow motorists safe and disruption to a minimum. At 7.30am on Sunday 7 January, a car left the road after skidding on ice at Saltergate, Pickering. An off-duty police officer helped at the scene. A woman was taken […]