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Appeal after window and car damanged in Norton near Malton

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It happened on Fletton Road, Norton at 2315 hours on 09/11/18 and involved a person causing substantial damage to the front window of a property and a vehicle parked outside. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information about anyone who […]

Appeal for information following criminal damage in Malton

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It happened at the Hidden Monkey, St Michael Street overnight 13 October 2018 and involved a window to the tea room being damaged. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident. Anyone with information that could assist […]

Buzzard died of poisoning, toxicology tests show

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On 29 January 2018, a dead buzzard was found in suspicious circumstances on top of a dry-stone wall, next to a layby on the Kildale to Commondale road near Percy Rigg in the North York Moors. The find was made by a member of the public, who reported it to the RSPB and North Yorkshire […]

Man arrested and two vehicles seized after being spotted by Rural Taskforce patrol

Man arrested and two vehicles seized after being spotted by Rural Taskforce patrol

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At about 10pm on Wednesday 3 October 2018, two PCSOs from North Yorkshire Police’s Rural Taskforce saw two vehicles being driven suspiciously in the Blakey Ridge area, north of Kirkbymoorside. The PCSOs called in further police units, and both vehicles were stopped. One, a silver Mitsubishi Shogun, was seized for having no tax. The other, […]

Appeal following hate crime on County Bridge between Malton and Norton

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At around 10:00am on Saturday 15 September 2018 a blind man was verbally abused in regards to his disability, causing him distress. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information to assist us in locating the offender, who is described as […]