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Brompton assault appeal

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The incident occurred at around 3.50am on Saturday 2 June 2018 as the 40-year-old victim was walking along Cockpit Hill. He was set upon by two men who punched and kicked him to the ground during which he sustained cuts and bruises to his head and body. The offenders are described as both being adult […]

Appeal following four-car collision on the A64 near Barton-le-Willows

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It happened at around 11.35am on Thursday 31 May 2018 and involved a black Nissan Qashqai, a black Kia Sorento, a silver Mercedes A180 and a silver Vauxhall Corsa all travelling Westbound towards York. Two women suffered serious injuries and were taken to hospital, one by air ambulance to Leeds General Infirmary and one by road […]

Pilot named following helicopter crash near Aldborough, Boroughbridge

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A spokesperson for North Yorkshire Police said: “Sadly, the pilot of the private aircraft  was pronounced dead at the scene following the helicopter crash near Aldborough yesterday. “Whilst we await formal identification, we believe he is Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant for North Yorkshire, Mr Barry Dodd CBE. “Our thoughts are with his family and friends at this […]

Helicopter crash, Aldborough, Boroughbridge

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Officers were called to the incident, in a crop field near Aldborough, Boroughbridge, at 1.23pm today. Fire and ambulance crews also attended. One man, believed to be the pilot of the private aircraft, was pronounced dead at the scene. No further casualties have been reported. Officers have cordoned off the area and conducted a search […]

North Yorkshire Police celebrates reaching 100,000 Facebook followers

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The police force is celebrating by releasing a video to say thank you to its followers for helping to solve crime, track down wanted criminals, spreading awareness of important causes, bringing missing people safely home and much more. They started using social media in 2009 with the launch of their Twitter account and since then they have […]