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Ripon man charged with attempted child sexual offences

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The man, aged in his forties, was arrested in Ripon on the night of Sunday 10 February 2019 after information was passed on to the police. He was remanded in custody to appear at York Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday 12 February 2019. Updated: 3pm 12 February 2019 Following the first hearing at York Magistrates’ Court […]

CCTV appeal after theft of alcohol from Co-op, Leyburn

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Officers want to talk to him as he may have important information that could assist the investigation into the theft, which occurred on 31 January 2019. Anyone who recognises him is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police by telephoning 101 and quoting the crime reference NYP-31012019-0459.

Police warning to motorists after driver is jailed for using “laser jammer” device

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Michael Twizell was sentenced by a judge to three months in prison and fined £1,500 for perverting the course of justice. The 58-year-old was driving a BMW 3-series  on the A658 near Harrogate when he passed a police safety camera van last February. The camera operator detected an error code on the equipment, which led […]

CCTV appeal following Selby shop theft

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It happened at Home Bargains, Market Cross, Selby, at about 3pm on Monday 14 January 2019 and involved a man and a woman. A number of different products were stolen. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the identity of these people. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North […]

Appeal following recent burglary at Acomb hair salon

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It happened on Holgate Road, York, at 4.45am on Monday 4 February 2019, and involved an offender throwing a brick into the lower door window pane of the a hair salon. The offender then entered the premises and took six GHD Hair straighteners worth £120 each, £200 worth of hair stylist products and £50 worth of shampoo. […]