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Appeal following burglary at Scotch Corner Services

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The incident happened at Burger King between 11.20pm and 11.50pm on 24 March 2019 and involved two vehicles. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. We are appealing for information about the vehicles and the people involved. In particular, anyone that may have dash camera footage around […]

Appeal following thefts from HGVs on the A66 near Gilling West

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The incidents happened between 2am and 2.15am, during which time, the vehicle curtain sides were cut and property stolen. Officers are appealing for anyone who was in the area at the time to get in touch. In particular, we are appealing for any persons with dash cam footage to give us a call. Anyone with […]

17-year-old boy charged with six counts of burglary

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Detectives in Scarborough have been conducting an investigation, after a number of business premises were targeted over a six week period between February and March 2019. Detective Constable Jade Gallagher-Barrass said: “We understand the concern that has been voiced by local business owners in Scarborough and the impact that these incidents have had on their […]

Fraud suspect wanted by police

Fraud suspect wanted by police

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James Hayes, 48, is believed to be living in the Otley area of West Yorkshire, and also has links to Leeds, Sunderland and Blackpool. He talks with a North East accent. North Yorkshire Police want to speak to Hayes in connection with an incident in September 2018. A man believed to be Hayes borrowed money […]

CCTV appeal following the fraudulent use of a debit card

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A suspected cloned card was used at The Co-op store on Beckfield Lane, York, on 4 February 2019 to purchase a number of items from the store. Officers are asking members of the public to get in touch if they recognise the man in the image, as he may have information that could assist the […]

Tributes paid to “loving husband and devoted father” who died in collision near Richmond

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Gordon Hall, 58, from Spennymoor, died in a collision involving his black Harley Davidson motorcycle and a red Citroen C3. It happened on Saturday 23 March 2019 at around 2.15pm on the B6271, near Kiplin Hall between Great Langton and Scorton. An inquest was opened and adjourned last week. Gordon’s family have described him as […]