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Selby District: Police appeal following farm equipment burglary at Camblesforth

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened on Selby Road, between 11pm on Friday 19 February and 10am on Saturday 20 February 2021, and involved the theft for several thousand pounds worth of farming equipment. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information about any vehicles […]

Court appearance for men charged with poaching and COVID-19 offences

Posted on in News stories, Rural

On the afternoon of Saturday 23 January 2021, police were called to a report that suspected poachers were chasing hares with a dog in a field near Chapel Haddlesey, Selby. North Yorkshire Police officers attended immediately, and arrested two men in their 30s. They were taken to custody, and both subsequently charged with hunting a […]

Appeal for information after suspicious behaviour in Selby

Posted on in Local appeals

North Yorkshire Police is appealing for information after teenage girls were approached by a man acting suspiciously on two separate occasions in Selby. The incidents occurred on 4 January 2021 around 5.30-6pm and 10 January 2021 around 4pm and took place on Doncaster Road and Courtneys in the town. Each time a man driving a […]

Detectives secure justice for Fairburn sex attack victim

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Thomas Joshua Bird (pictured below), aged 30, from Knottingley, near Selby, was sentenced today (Friday 15 January 2021) at York Crown Court. Bird was found guilty of all four offences following a trial in November last year. These included two counts of attempted sexual assault, sexual assault, and failing to provide the police with the […]