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Police seize suspected poachers’ car thanks to rural patrols in North York Moors

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Rural patrols around Kildale, near Stokesley, located a vehicle and four men with dogs on land without permission, at about 1.15am today, 8 January 2020. Although three suspects ran off, police stopped a man in his 30s. He was reported for summons for hunting offences. In addition, their car, a Toyota Avensis, was seized for […]

Road reopened: police appeal for witnesses after serious collision near Huby

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It happened at around 1pm on Wednesday 8 January 2020 on the A658 between Castley Lane and Riffa Business Park. It involved a silver Honda Civic  which was travelling from Pool towards Harrogate and a green Mercedes HGV which was travelling along the A658 towards Pool. The driver of the Honda was admitted to Harrogate […]

Teenager arrested after police vans damaged in Scarborough

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Just after midday today, staff at Scarborough Justice Centre reported someone damaging a marked police vehicle on Northway outside the court. The suspect had just left the court building, having been there on an unrelated matter. Officers attended and arrested a 17-year-old on suspicion of criminal damage. An Iveco police van and a Peugeot Partner […]

CCTV appeal after attempted murder of Northallerton man

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The incident occurred in the early hours of Sunday 1 December 2019 in Little Holtby when a 43 year old Northallerton man sustained critical injuries. A 25 year old Catterick man has been charged with attempted murder, and appeared in court, and police would like to speak to the individuals in the CCTV images as […]

Four men due in court after York poaching report

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Poaching is the illegal taking, killing, injuring or pursuit of game, deer or fish. The countryside around York has large areas of farmland, which can be vulnerable to poaching activity. In addition to being a wildlife crime, illegal poaching on farmland can cause significant damage to young crops, resulting in large financial losses for farmers. […]