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CCTV appeal following theft of antique from shop in Helmsley

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It happened at Room Four Antiques on Bridge Street at 3:15pm on Saturday, 1 September 2018 after two women and one man entered the store. One of the women distracted staff while the second took a small bronze ornament and concealed it in her jacket before leaving the store without paying. Officers are asking members […]

Appeal for information following burglary in Foxholes

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It happened overnight on 3 / 4 September 2018, when a business premises on the edge of the village was targeted. Offender(s) have driven across a stubble field at the rear of the premises and then climbed over a fence and gained access to the premises. A number of items were stolen and a CCTV […]

Appeal following burglary near Helmsley

Appeal following burglary near Helmsley

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It happened at business premises on the B1257 north of Helmsley at 10.50pm on 7 August and involved the theft of garden machinery and some distinctive walking sticks. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information about any possible suspects seen in the […]

Update on tragic incident at Staithes: 9-year-old girl named as family pay tribute

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She is Harriet Emily Nicola Forster, aged 9, from Oxford. Harriet was visiting Staithes with her family when the incident occurred near the south pier at Seaton Garth at around 4.47pm on Wednesday (8 August 2018). Despite the efforts of the emergency services, including the Coastguard, the RNLI, ambulance, air ambulance, fire and rescue and […]

Malton area serious collision appeal

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It involved a black Vauxhall Astra driven by a 29-year-old man who was heading towards Hull, and a blue Honda Jazz driven by a 60-year-old woman who was heading in the direction of Malton. One of the occupants of the Honda Jazz, an 82-year-old woman, was taken to York District Hospital by ambulance where she […]