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Appeal for witnesses after a man was assaulted in Malton

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The assault took place in the early hours of Sunday 10t November 2019 at around 1 to 1.30am and resulted in a man being injured,  following an altercation on Railway Street in Malton. The victim was taken to hospital and suffered a potential broken nose and injury to his hand. We are requesting the public’s […]

Appeal following two attempted street robberies in Whitby

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They happened on Church Street and St Ann’s Staith in the early hours of Sunday, 17 November. Two assailants attacked two men within close proximity of each other using physical violence. Both victims sustained injuries during this attack, including cuts, bruises and a broken tooth. They were taken to hospital and later discharged. One victim […]

Serious collision on A64 near Malton – do you have any information?

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It happened at around 9.34am, on Wednesday 20 November 2019, when a green-coloured Iveco wagon overturned on the eastbound carriageway. The driver of the wagon was seriously injured and taken to hospital by air ambulance.  Police enquiries are ongoing and officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward to assist the investigation. In particular, anyone […]

Whitby resident jailed for four-and-half years for offences relating to indecent images of children

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Richard Goundry, aged 38, of Gledhill Drive, was sentenced at York Crown Court on Thursday (14 November 2019) after previously pleading guilty. He will be subject to a four-year extended licence when released from prison. Goundry was already a registered sex offender when he moved to Whitby in March 2016. He had previously been convicted […]