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21-year-old man arrested in connection with Thorpe Willoughby stabbing

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An 18-year-old man suffered stab wounds and was taken to hospital where he received treatment for his injuries. A 21-year-old man has been arrested in the Selby area and remains in custody for questioning. A North Yorkshire Police spokeswoman said: “We recognise that such an incident will have been alarming to local people, however, please […]

Appeal following sexual assault in Sherburn in Elmet

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It happened on Garden Lane at about 9am on Tuesday 11 May 2021, and involved a male suspect inappropriately touching a teenage girl. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. The suspect is believed to have been wearing black mesh trainers – no further description is known. […]

Update: man charged in connection with damage to vehicles in villages between York and Tadcaster

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In the early hours of today, Thursday 6 May 2021, a large number vehicles parked on the roadside have had their windscreens smashed and other damage caused, totalling thousands of pounds in value. It appears that offenders travelled between York and Tadcaster in a vehicle, damaging parked vehicles in various villages as they passed through. […]

Bogus caller and scam warning for Selby residents

Bogus caller and scam warning for Selby residents

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Officers in the district are concerned about increasing numbers of people receiving unwanted doorstep traders and telephone scams. Groups of people selling household wares have been active in communities on the outskirts of the district, such as Camblesforth, South Milford, Sherburn, Monk Fryston and Tadcaster. On occasions, they can become aggressive when challenged. There have […]

Police ‘caravan convoy’ appeal after Selby thefts

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Between 3pm on Monday 26 April and 12pm the following day, offenders entered a caravan storage area in a field north of Selby. Five caravans were stolen. It is believed they were driven across fields in the direction of Cawood, and left the area in an unknown direction. However, one line of enquiry is that […]