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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 […]

Woman’s bag snatched by man on a bike in Selby

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It happened on New Millgate at around 10.30pm on Monday (2 October 2017) and involved a man who has grabbed a lady’s bag from the basket on her bike as they cycled past each other. We are conducting enquiries and are requesting the public’s assistance to help determine the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, […]

Appeal for witnesses following street robbery in Selby

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It happened at approximately 11.25pm on Saturday 9 September 2017 on Holmes Lane, Selby. A woman had just returned to her home when two females jump-pushed her from behind, knocked her to the ground and snatched her handbag. The two females then ran away towards Holmes Avenue. We are conducting enquiries and are requesting the […]