In a clear message, officers are calling on people NOT to travel to popular countryside beauty spots – either by car or motorcycle – for exercise or any other non-essential reason. Chief Inspector Ed Haywood-Noble, of North Yorkshire Police, said: “Earlier this week, the Government announced significant changes to our way of life, instructing us […]
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At about 8.30pm last night, witnesses called police with a report that a quad bike and a car had been driven at speed through Burnsall, heading towards Bolton Abbey, near Skipton. The bike, a red Honda, was followed by a silver Ford Fiesta. Vigilant local residents had used a WhatsApp group to share the suspicious […]
The 51 and 36 year-olds are suspected of entering the victim’s home, by claiming to be carers, at around 8.30pm on Tuesday 24 March. Officers were immediately deployed to the area and two women were arrested shortly after. The next day, the 86 year-old woman discovered that her purse had been stolen and £330 had […]
The Lucy Faithfull Foundation works to prevent child abuse before it starts through its Stop It Now! helpline. It’s available for all adults with concerns about sexual abuse and deals with around 900 calls and emails a month, with over half of these coming from men who have offended sexually – either online or offline […]
It occurred at around 12.25pm on Friday 20 March 2020 when a woman was walking on the cycle path from New Earswick towards Wiggington Road. The woman said she saw a man step into bushes at the side of the cycle path and he exposed himself. Police attended the scene and a search and other […]
This is to ensure motorists are complying with Government restrictions and only making essential journeys. Earlier this week, the Government announced significant changes to our way of life, instructing us to stay at home and only go out for basic necessities, a medical need, to care for or help a vulnerable person, or travel to […]