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Witness appeal following fatal collision on A64 near Malton

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At about 10.50am on Thursday 8 August 2019, a collision occurred on the A64 near Scagglethorpe, between Malton and Rillington. It involved a grey Hyundai Tucson, a car-transporter vehicle and a heavy goods vehicle. Sadly, the driver of the car, a 61-year-old man from the Sheffield area, suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at […]

Appeal following recent Whitby burglary

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It happened at Boulby Bank overnight on the 22 July 2019 when an LG television, a mobile phone and an airsoft rifle in blue were stolen. 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 sightings of persons around Boulby […]

26 year-old Whitby woman cautioned for computer misuse

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A 26 year-old woman from Whitby has been given a caution for an offence of computer misuse. On Thursday 9 May 2019, North Yorkshire Police’s Cyber Crime Unit received a report that a person had gained unauthorised access to a local business’ computer system and deleted company data. Officers commenced an investigation and a suspect […]

Motorcyclist named following fatal collision on the A171 near Whitby

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  Howard Hughes, aged 62, from Driffield (pictured), died after his red Ducati 1299 motorbike was involved in a collision with a red Volkswagen Transporter van. Mr Hughes’ family have provided the fo llowing tribute to him: “Howard was dearly loved by all of his family and he will be greatly missed.” The collision happened […]