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Appeal for witnesses to report of dangerous driving on A169 to contact police

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Officers are appealing for witnesses who may have seen two motorbikes at the Hole of Horcum car park and then at around 11.45am travelling north along the A169 towards Whitby, to contact them. Officers are particularly keen to trace the drivers of a number of Porsche cars, who are believed to have been travelling along […]

Security advice for rural building sites after burglaries

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Overnight between 29 and 30 May 2019, offenders targeted a building site on Church Lane, Wheldrake, breaking into a welfare unit and stealing lifting chains, a power lead and 200 litres of red diesel. Between 6pm on 1 June and 8am on 2 June 2019, a building site on Market Weighton Road in Barlby was […]

‘My life will never be the same after I was hit by a van and paralysed – but now I want to share my story to prevent it happening to other people’

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A momentary lapse of concentration when driving can change someone’s life forever. Lauren Doherty, from Knaresborough, was struck by a van after a night out with friends. She spent 16 weeks in hospital with a broken neck and was told she’d never be able to breathe on her own again. Here Lauren, 30, who was […]

Appeal for information after man injured in Catterick Garrison

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Police and ambulance staff attended the bar between 1am and 1.30am and the man needed hospital treatment for his injures. North Yorkshire Police are seeking any information as to how he was injured. Anyone who can help with our enquiries is urged to call 101, select option 2 and ask to speak to Gary Ient […]

Updated with injuries: Witnesses sought including good samaritan who stopped to help assault victim in Tacaster

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The incident happened on Bridge Street, Tadcaster at around 2am when a woman was assaulted by another woman and sustained bruising to her face and wrists and a fracture to the base of her thumb. A 23-year-old woman has been arrested in connection with the incident and released on conditional police bail. Police are appealing […]

Scarborough men charged following assault on police officer

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The assault took place at 1.30am, Sunday 2 June 2019 on Westborough in Scarborough, as the officer was dealing with an incident outside the Vision Express store. Three men were arrested in connection with the assault. A 29-year-old man from Scarborough has been charged with obstructing/resisting arrest and being drunk and disorderly and a 25-year-old-man […]