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Updated appeal to locate Richard Taylor after possible sightings in the Brayton area

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A person matching his description was seen near to the canal close by A19 roundabout with the A63 on Saturday (14/10/17) between 4pm and 5pm, and again on the A63 between A19 and A1041 roundabouts on Tuesday (17/10/17) at around 10pm. The 30-year-old from South Milford was described as looking unwell and dishevelled. On both […]

Update: Missing 74-year-old Selby man found

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Many thanks to all who shared our appeal. Original release: Appeal to find missing 74-year-old Selby man Police in Selby have issued an appeal to find a 74-year-old man who has gone missing. Denis Richardson was last seen in Aldi carpark in Selby at 3.30pm today (18 October 2017). Due to his age and the length […]

Selby district: Urgent missing person appeal to find South Milford man Richard Taylor

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The 30-year-old’s parents reported him missing at 6pm on Thursday (12 October 2017) after he failed to return home after leaving his home address at 11.45am to go on an errand to repair a tyre in the Knottingley area. The vehicle he was driving, a distinctive gold-coloured Ford Ranger Wildcat pick-up truck, registration number SN67 […]

CCTV appeal following Selby burglary

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The incident happened at around 6.55pm on Saturday, 7 October 2017 in Fordlands, Thorpe Willoughby. Intruders broke in through a first-floor window and stole jewellery. They made off when the burglar alarm sounded. Police investigating the incident want to speak to two people pictured in the area by CCTV. If you recognise them, or if […]

Appeal for victims of Whiskey theft to come forward

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During a routine search of an address in Osgodby, Selby, officers discovered a large quantity of bottled whisky. It appears the bottles may be part of a larger private collection. Members of the public are urged to check whether they may be missing these items and anyone who feels they have been a victim of […]