Police are urging Ripon residents to take extra steps to secure their sheds, garages and outbuildings, after a series of thefts in the city.
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Overnight on 6 February to 7 February 2017, two houses and a number of vehicles were broken into in Seamer and Irton. A house was broken into in Main Street, Seamer where the offenders stole a wallet and keys to a van. They then entered three other vehicles parked at the property. Thankfully, nothing was […]
Simon Nicholas Whiteside, 47, of Greenfield Street was sentenced at York Crown Court on Tuesday 7 February 2017. On 11 August 2016, Whiteside repeatedly hit a 53-year-old man with the plank down an alleyway in Skipton. The assault resulted in face and head injuries that required hospital treatment including staples and gluing. Whiteside pleaded guilty […]
It happened around Heworth Road and Stockton Lane between 8.45am and 9.15am on Thursday 2 February 2017. It involved a Ford Focus and a Volkswagen Golf. The vehicles were both reported to have driven toward oncoming traffic and onto the footpath, causing vehicles and pedestrians to take evasive action to avoid a collision and potentially […]
Police are appealing for information and warning about the dangers of illegal bird of prey poisoning.
The charges follow an incident in Great Ayton on 5 February 2017 when a 67-year-old man was robbed and threatened with a knife, an incident in Helmsley on 5 February involving the sale of cigarettes and an incident in Thirsk on 2 February when a woman in her 80s had her purse stolen. The man […]