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CCTV appeal after Selby shop theft

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At 7.40pm on Saturday 13 January 2018 a man entered the Sainsburys store on Abbey Walk, Selby. The man removed the tags and concealed two bottles of Jack Daniels spirit in his bags before leaving the store without making an attempt to pay for them. Officers would like to speak to man pictured on CCTV, […]

Appeal to find wanted Leeds man

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Despite a number of attempts to arrest Hoare, he remains wanted. Police believe the 40-year-old from Poole Square in Leeds could be in the Leeds or wider West Yorkshire area and are appealing to anyone who has seen him or knows where he is now, to contact them. Anyone with any information is asked to […]

Suspected drink driver arrested following collision with police car in York

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Police were alerted to the car driving at speed through York city centre, with the passenger door open, at 2.40am Thursday 15 February 2018, heading the direction of Acomb. The vehicle was then located driving on the wrong side of the road near Acomb Green. Police instructed the driver to stop the vehicle, but he […]

Drink driver charged after knocking over lamp post on A63 near Osgodby

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The impact of the collision had severed the lamp post, leaving it lying in the road obstructing the carriageway and the silver Audi in a ditch. The member of the public reported seeing the driver get out of the car and walk away from the scene, and was able to pass a good description to […]

Uplifted sentences applied to five North Yorkshire hate crime cases

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The report features five cases from North Yorkshire – three cases of racially motivated hate crime, one of religiously motivated hate crime and one of homophobic hate crime. Hate crime is any criminal offence, where the perpetrator is motivated by a hostility or prejudice based on the victim’s disability, race, religion, sexual orientation or gender […]