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Appeal following ‘2-in-1’ burglary in Craven

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It happened at around 3.15am on Wednesday 15 July when three suspects tried to gain entry through the rear patio doors to a house on Burnroyd Avenue in Crosshills. After a number unsuccessful attempts, and despite being disturbed by the victims who shouted at the suspects, the suspects broke the glass in the door to […]

North Yorkshire Police launch campaign to clamp down on summer burglars

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  Although the county has one of the lowest rates of burglaries in the UK, sneak-in burglaries can increase during the summer months, as thieves gain access to properties through insecure doors and windows. According to the latest Crime Survey for England and Wales (CSEW), in incidents of domestic burglary where the offender has entered […]

Jail for masked burglar who ‘pistol-whipped’ 69 year-old Stokesley man in his home

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Carl Robert Teasdale,  27, has been sentenced to eight years behind bars after attacking the 69 year-old man in his home at the end of last year. A court heard how Teasdale targeted the address in Potto, a small village near Stokesley, at around 9pm on 31 October 2019. The victim was home alone watching […]