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Appeal following recent burglary at McColl’s shop in Starbeck

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It happened at McColl’s, High Street, Starbeck at 1.10am on Thursday 16 November 2017 and involved two males forcing entry to the store and stealing a quantity of cigarettes from within. Witnesses described seeing two young men, dressed in dark clothing with one was carrying a black holdall, making off on foot onto Albert Place. […]

Appeal for witnesses following dog bite in Eastfield

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It happened at around 6-45pm on Monday 13 November 2017 on the High Street, Eastfield when a man, who was walking his dog towards Proudfoots supermarket, was attacked by dog which was loose and out of control. As a result of the incident the man was knocked to the floor and bitten by the dog causing […]

Cross border quad bike theft suspects arrested

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At about 1am on Wednesday 15 November, an officer from North Yorkshire Police’s Roads Policing Group on patrol in Kildwick, near Skipton, spotted a quad bike being driven in suspicious circumstances. It was being followed closely behind by a VW Golf. Both vehicles were pursued by the officer along the A629 dual carriageway towards Steeton, […]

Appeal following a serious assault in Scarborough

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It happened on Ramshill Road between 2.45am and 3:30am on Sunday 5 November 2017 when a man was attacked from behind causing him to fall into the road. The offender left the scene prior to police arrival. As a result, the victim sustained a fractured elbow and was treated at hospital. Unfortunately the victim did […]