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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.

Appeal following theft of mechanic’s tools

Appeal following theft of mechanic’s tools

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  Tools were taken from Langford Garage between 3.05am and 4.20pm on Wednesday 27 September 2017. A set of ratchet and sockets in a red case were taken. Thieves also took an infra-red camera used for diagnosing electrical wiring faults on vehicles. We are conducting enquiries and are requesting the public’s assistance to help determine […]

CCTV appeal after theft from a Whitby shop

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Two men entered Hall and Coates on Church Street and one of them asked to try on a pair of boots. While the shop assistant was in the store room, a second man took a number of “Sealskinz” items, including gloves, hats and socks, valued at £200 to £300 and left without paying. The other […]

Community meeting at Kirby Misperton

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The meeting, which is open to everyone, will take place on Tuesday 5 September, from 5.30pm, in the Village Hall in Kirby Misperton. Superintendent Dave Hannan, from North Yorkshire Police, and a community representative will be available to answer questions. The meeting will be chaired by Tom Knox from North Yorkshire County Council. Supt Hannan […]