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Police seize suspected poachers’ car thanks to rural patrols in North York Moors

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Rural patrols around Kildale, near Stokesley, located a vehicle and four men with dogs on land without permission, at about 1.15am today, 8 January 2020. Although three suspects ran off, police stopped a man in his 30s. He was reported for summons for hunting offences. In addition, their car, a Toyota Avensis, was seized for […]

Appeal following incident on Muston Road, Filey

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It happened between 2am and 2.30am on Monday 27 December and involved an altercation between two people in a Blue Ford Ka that was stopped in the middle of the road. It was further reported that the car was later driven at one of those involved. In particular, we are appealing for the driver and […]

78-year-old Filey man jailed for a number of child sex offences

78-year-old Filey man jailed for a number of child sex offences

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David Hudghton from Filey appeared at Doncaster Crown Court yesterday, Thursday 19 December 2019 and pleaded not guilty to all charges. However, a jury found him guilty of eight charges of sexually assaulting a child under 13 and five charges of causing a child to engage in sexual activity. Alongside the prison sentence, Hudghton was […]

Police cadets get in the festive spirit

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The Scarborough group recently took part in the Whitby Christmas light switch on and the spectacular lantern parade, where local school children and community groups showed off the amazing lanterns they had made, inspired by science, exploration and discovery. The cadets have also been busy hand making decorations, to adorn the North Yorkshire Police Christmas […]

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 […]