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People moved from the road in Kirby Misperton

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Officers explained they were blocking the road, and asked them to move on several occasions, but they refused to do so. Several people were then moved away by officers. We know that there are very different views about hydraulic fracturing, but as the local police, our responsibility is to carry out our duties impartially. That […]

Police want to trace A64 Porsche driver who may be a witness

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The Porsche was travelling along the A64, near Whitwell Hill, towards Scarborough between 3.10pm and 3.50pm yesterday (Saturday 4 November). A green Volkswagen Golf estate failed to stop for a police vehicle and it is believed that Porsche driver may have witnessed the incident. A man in his 30s has been arrested in connection with […]

Police search for missing Malton woman Louise Dale

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  Louise Dale, 46, was reported missing from her home in Norton at around 10.30pm on Thursday 2 November 2017. Extensive efforts are being made to locate her, and police are concerned for her welfare. She is described as white, of petite build and has blonde hair. She drives a blue Volvo S40, registration YX10 […]

Appeal following a recent burglary in Allerston

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It happened between Friday 27 October 2017 and Tuesday 31 October 2017 when offenders gained entry to the address and conducted an untidy search of all rooms. Items of jewellery, including three expensive pearl necklaces were stolen. We are conducting enquiries and are requesting the public’s assistance to help determine the full circumstances surrounding the […]

Update: man arrested at Kirby Misperton

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The man climbed down from the rig at about 3.45pm. He has been arrested on suspicion of aggravated trespass and criminal damage. He remains in custody at this time. A man and woman remain on a platform which is 60ft up the rig. They have been issued with safety harnesses for their safety.