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16 year-old girl arrested for damaging cars in Harrogate

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It follows reports that four vehicles and some sunflowers were damaged on St Andrew’s Avenue and Fairfax Avenue between 2.15am and 2.40am on  Sunday 20 September. The girl has been released under investigation whilst enquiries continue. Detective Sergeant Alex Jackson said: “A 16 year-old girl was arrested following reports of cars and sunflowers being damaged […]

Collision involving bus and cyclist on The Village in Strensall

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The cyclist was taken to hospital by ambulance with injuries to his head which are not believed to be life threatening. The road was  closed whilst emergency services responded but has now reopened. Anyone who witnessed the collision or has any information is asked to call North Yorkshire police on 101 quoting reference 12200165995

Skipton on Swale serious collision: Barnsley man charged with dangerous driving offences following police pursuit of 4×4

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The navy blue 2003 plate Mitsubishi Shogun was spotted by Roads Policing Group officers travelling north on the A1(M) between junctions 49 and 50, on the outskirts of Ripon, at around 10am on Friday (18 September 2020). Police tried to stop the vehicle but it left the A1(M) at junction 50 and continued onto the […]

Child Sexual Abuse Review Panel (CSARP) film

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The Child Sexual Abuse Review Panel (CSARP), which is a joint enterprise between the National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) and Crown Prosecution Service (CPS), looks again at cases where a victim or survivor feel the decision to take no further action (NFA) in an investigation was unjust and would like the result to be reconsidered. […]

Police appeal after large-scale cannabis grow uncovered in Ripon

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Officers were alerted to the former Matrix nightclub premises on Kirkgate at 6.16pm on Thursday (17 September 2020). Two people were reportedly seen running away after being disturbed during a routine building check. An extensive area search was carried out on Thursday evening, including the use of a police drone, without finding the individuals involved. […]

Appeal for information after fatal collision in North Grimston

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On Wednesday 16 September 2020 police received reports of a single vehicle collision on the B1248 in the village of North Grimston near Malton, where a white Renault van had collided with a tree. The passenger of the van, a 49-year-old Malton man, was sadly pronounced deceased at the scene. A 45-year-old man has been […]