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Man’s careless driving caused the death of two Selby women

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At about 10.40pm on Wednesday 30 August 2017, a collision occurred on the A1041 Selby to Snaith road. It involved two vehicles – a white Ford Transit van, driven by Samuel Balaam, and a black Ford Fiesta. The two women in the Fiesta, Halina Malinowska, 69, and Wilma Ryan, 63, both from Selby, suffered serious […]

Appeal following theft at Smith Metals, Thorpe Willoughby

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It happened between 8.30pm on Wednesday 15 May 2019 and 7.45am the next day. Someone has gained entry into the scrap yard via a neighbouring field and stolen a quantity of scrap metal. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information […]

Update: wanted man arrested

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Previous press release: Appeal to locate wanted Selby man Robert Matthews Police in Selby are appealing for information to locate a wanted man. Robert Matthews, 33, is wanted in connection with an incident that happened in Selby on 7 April 2019. It is believed that Matthews, who has links to the Selby and Sherburn-in-Elmet areas, […]

Inspector Martin Wedgwood: quarterly update on local policing in Selby

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Protecting vulnerable people By working together with partners in the Selby Safer Community Hub, sharing information and putting resources from all partners into solving issues and complaints, we have been targeting those suffering from anti-social behaviours by providing specific patrols and interventions to challenge the behaviour of offenders. A partnership hub with Selby District Council […]

CCTV appeal following theft of fuel from South Milford garage

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It happened on 17 March at 4:52pm at Southlands Garage, South Milford. Two men filled up a car displaying false number plates with fuel and also a container, before leaving without paying. Officers are asking members of the public to get in touch if they recognise the people in the images as they believe they will have information that will […]