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Pedestrian killed in collision on A64 is named

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He was 40-year-old John Michael Harris, of Tadcaster. One of the drivers, a 34-year-old man from the Ryedale area, was arrested on suspicion of driving while over the prescribed limit for drugs, and for driving while unfit through drugs. He has been released under investigation while enquiries continue. The original witness appeal is below. Police […]

Police issue warning over HMRC scam calls

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North Yorkshire Police are warning the public to be vigilant after a surge in calls from scammers claiming to be HMRC was reported overnight in the county. In most instances, the caller claims to be from HRMC and alleges that the individual owes a substantial amount of money in unpaid fines. The caller then goes […]

Appeal following an attempted break-in at York

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It happened between 12.30pm to 1.20pm on 14 February 2020 and involved a suspect male who was described as white, approximately 5ft 10in tall, slim build and he was wearing dark clothing. He is believed to have had a long rucksack on his back and possibly two or three other smaller camping bags with him. […]

Witness appeal: Suspected fail-to-stop collision on north-bound A19 at Crathorne

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The incident occurred on the north-bound carriageway at around 12.05am on Friday (21 February 2020) and it involved a black Vauxhall Corsa and an unknown vehicle which did not stop at the scene. The driver of the Corsa, a 23-year-old man from Hartlepool, suffered a slight cut to his head and whiplash after his car […]

Station Road fatal collision – man who was killed is identified

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He was 38 year old Eze Onyedikachi Young from Leeds. Officers would still like to hear form any witnesses, or anyone who was in the area at the time of the collision. Please call us on 101 with any information, quoting reference number 12200022915. The original appeal for witnesses, published on the morning of 9 […]

Missing 15 year-old York girl found safe and well

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Original appeal: North Yorkshire Police is appealing for information relating to the disappearance of a young female by the name of Miss Jane Jira Ashton who is 15 years of age. Miss Ashton has been reported missing by concerned family members. She was last seen at a her home address within the Scarcroft Road area […]