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Police release CCTV footage of missing 81-year-old man Brian Warriss

Police release CCTV footage of missing 81-year-old man Brian Warriss

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Mr Warriss is seen wearing his distinctive bright red hat and fleece jacket, with navy trousers. A police search team and dog handlers are currently being supported by the Upper Wharfedale and Scarborough Ryedale Search and Rescue Teams and the York Rescue Boat in the search for Mr Warriss. Anyone who has any information is […]

Ex-police staff member jailed for four years for possessing and distributing indecent images of children and voyeurism

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Bradley Paul Smith, aged 36, from York, worked as a safety camera van operator with North Yorkshire Police until he was arrested on 6 February 2019 and suspended from duty. His employment with the force has been terminated. The arrest stemmed from information supplied to North Yorkshire Police by the National Crime Agency’s Child Exploitation […]

Appeal after man, 22 , dies in Sherbrun-in-Elmet collision

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It happened on the night of Sunday 1 March 2020 at around 9.15pm when a red Mini Cooper travelling along Fenton Lane towards Church Fenton, left the road and came to rest in a field. The driver and sole occupant of the car, a 22-year-old man from the Tadcaster area, sustained serious injuries and was […]

Search continues for missing 81-year-old man Brian Warriss

Search continues for missing 81-year-old man Brian Warriss

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Brian was last seen at 4.45pm Sunday 1 March 2020 at his home in Aldwark, north of York Officers continue to be concerned for his welfare and are appealing for information which would assist their enquiries. Neighbourhood Delivery Inspector Clare Crossan said: “Searches are currently ongoing to locate missing 81-year-old Brian Warriss. “We are covering […]