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Appeal following recent fire at Grey Leys Farm, Elvington

Posted on in Local appeals

At around 4pm on Monday 14 August 2017, unknown offender(s) have set fire to a pile of tyres located at the rear of the field adjacent to Elvington Lane. Six fire engines attended the scene, swiftly gaining control of the fire and therefore protecting neighbouring properties including farm houses and building containing livestock. We are […]

Appeal for witnesses following criminal damage in Harrogate town centre

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened on Cambridge Street, Harrogate between 6pm on Friday 11 August 2017 and 8am on Saturday 12 August and involved damage to a shop window and damage to a parked unattended vehicle. We are conducting enquiries and are requesting the public’s assistance to help determine the full circumstances surrounding the incident. Anyone with information […]

Appeal following fracas at Scarborough concert

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It took place at the open air theatre while Jess Glynne was playing on Friday 11 August 2017. The incident took place at the toilet block located towards the rear of the theatre just before 10pm. A woman was assaulted while waiting in the queue for the toilet with her friends. The suspect approached the group […]

Bedale man jailed for 15 months for possessing indecent images of children

Bedale man jailed for 15 months for possessing indecent images of children

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Craig Scott Murfitt, 30, from Bedale was sentenced at Teesside Crown Court on 14 August 2017 after pleading guilty to two charges of possessing indecent images and one of breaching a Sexual Harm Prevention Order (SHPO). He was also issued with an indefinite Sexual Harm Prevention Order and ordered to sign the sex offenders register for 10 years. […]