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Motorists asked to avoid roads around Monk Fryston following collision

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Police were called at 3.30pm today to a report of a collision involving a lorry and a bus. Two people have been taken to hospital for treatment. A spokesperson for North Yorkshire Police said: “Please avoid the area while emergency services work at the scene of the collision. The roads around Monk Fryston are extremely […]

Appeal to locate wanted Selby man James Thomas

Appeal to locate wanted Selby man James Thomas

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James Thomas, 26, is wanted in connection with an assault that was reported in November in Selby. Officers believe Thomas knows he is wanted by police, but is refusing to hand himself in. He has links to Selby, and may be in the town. Anyone who sees Thomas, or knows his whereabouts, is asked to […]

Police ‘Keep Safe at Christmas’ roadshow coming to Selby, Tadcaster and Sherburn

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Police Support Volunteers, working in collaboration with officers from the Selby Neighbourhood Policing Team, have launched a campaign aimed at raising awareness of safety over the festive period. The Keep Safe at Christmas Roadshow will visit Selby, Tadcaster and Sherburn: Selby – Sainsbury’s – Saturday 24 November Tadcaster – Sainsbury’s – Saturday 1 December Sherburn […]

Appeal Following Attempted Burglary in Barlow

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It happened on Laburnum Court, Barlow between 10:10am and 2:10pm on Wednesday 7th November 2018 when the offender/s attempted to gain entry to the property via the front door, damaging the door and door frame. It is also believed that the suspects attempted to break in at the rear of the property as well, but thankfully […]

Appeal for information following burglary in Selby

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It happened at a residential property on Abbots Road, Selby overnight between 11pm on Sunday 21 October 2018 and 3am on Monday 22 October 2018. The offender entered the property and stole among other things a black and pink handbag and purse, money, a Samsung Galaxy tablet and a gold and silver bracelet. On Monday […]

Appeal after Cliffe Pre-school broken into

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It happened between 15:30hrs on Friday 19 October 2018 and 08:30hrs on Monday 22 October when the suspects gained entry by forcing a window at the premises and stole items from inside. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for PC 1167 Chris […]