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Officers investigate Leyburn pub burglary

Posted on in CCTV appeals

    Three men used a crowbar to force their way through a side door and enter the Bolton Arms. Cash was stolen from the premises during the incident, which took place between 12.55am and 1.20am today (Friday, 27 July). Police have launched an investigation and would like to speak to anyone who recognises the […]

Former councillor jailed for theft following North Yorkshire Police investigation

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Stephanie Todd, 57, from Catterick was today sentenced to two and a half years at Teesside Crown Court after being found guilty of theft. In August 2013, Todd befriended a pensioner in his 90s, after meeting him while shopping in Richmond and taking him home when she believed ‘he was confused’ – two months later […]

Theft of high-value BMX bikes in Richmond

Theft of high-value BMX bikes in Richmond

Posted on in Local appeals

The incident occurred on Coronation Place between 8pm and 9.30pm on Thursday 12 July 2018 .  Two distinctive fully customised BMX bikes were stolen from a garden. One bike is purple in colour and the other is silver and covered in stickers. These bikes are each valued at between £1,000 and £2,000. We are requesting the public’s assistance to […]

Lambs found dead after being shot with arrow

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Some time between Friday 22 June and Saturday 23 June 2018, the two lambs were shot with an arrow from a recurve- or compound-type bow. They were found dead in fields near to Ravensworth Castle, Ravensworth. Officers from North Yorkshire Police are investigating the incident. PC Mark Wood, Richmond Rural Beat Manager and Wildlife Crime […]

Police investigate after 25 shot geese found in Dales river

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On 16 June 2018, members of the public out walking reported finding around 25 dead adult and juvenile geese in the River Ure. The Greylag geese were found in the river adjacent to the public right of way between Harper Wath footbridge near Aysgarth, and Worton. Such were the numbers of dead geese, it was […]