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Police survey highlights incidents of ‘cannabis farm’ fly-tipping in rural areas

Police survey highlights incidents of ‘cannabis farm’ fly-tipping in rural areas

Posted on in News stories, Rural

North Yorkshire Police are working closely with local authorities to deal with the illegal dumping of waste associated with cannabis production. Selfish criminals have been abandoning the remains of ‘cannabis farms’ in rural locations in the county, leaving local authorities and landowners to foot the bill and clear up their mess. The rubbish can include […]

Appeal after straw field blaze

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened at approximately 9pm on  Thursday, 3 September. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information about any person who may have witnessed the incident or any suspicious activity in the area at the time of this incident. Anyone with […]

Appeal following assault in Harrogate

Posted on in Local appeals

The incident happened on Cold Bath Road, Harrogate near the Sainsbury’s store between 3.15pm and 3.30pm on Sunday 6th September 2020 when a 58 year-old man was assaulted by another man, sustaining head injuries and cuts to his face. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident and […]

Appeal following 2 in1 burglary in Filey

Posted on in Local appeals

The incident happened on Mill Meadows Lane between 4.30pm and 9pm on Friday 4th September 2020 where an individual has entered a residential property and stolen keys to a white BMW 5 series before making off in the vehicle. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident so […]

Appeal after bike stolen in burglary at Ripon City AFC

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened at Ripon City Football Club between 1pm and 7.30pm on Tuesday 8 September 2020 and involved a door to the storage shed being forced open and bike that was being stored inside was stolen. The stolen bike is described as being a grey Marin  mountain bike with full suspension. The bike has sellotape […]