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Appeal for information following armed robbery in Great Ayton

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The incident happened approximately 7.50pm on Monday 12 November 2018 when two men, both armed with 6” bladed weapons, entered the restaurant on the High Street and demanded money. One man is described as medium build, wearing camouflage trousers (possibly green/brown), a blue/grey ADIDAS jacket style top with three stripes down the arms and logo […]

Appeal following burglary at Hampsthwaite

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It occurred between Wednesday 31 October to Thursday 1 November 2018. The only item of property taken from the house was a Raymond Weil wristwatch. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, […]

Life sentence for builder who strangled his ex partner

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Builder Adrian Michael Rodi (pictured) has been given a hospital order as he was sentenced for manslaughter on the grounds of diminished responsibility for killing Angela Rider. A judge at Leeds Crown Court said he cannot be released until assessments prove he no longer poses a danger to women. He will have to serve a […]

North Yorkshire Police tackles online harassment during anti-bullying week

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  The theme for Anti-Bullying Week 2018, which runs from Monday 12 November to Friday 16 November, is: ‘Choose Respect’ over bullying. Following a consultation by the Anti-Bullying Alliance (ABA) with over 800 children, teachers and members of the ABA, it emerged that a top priority was showing that bullying is a behaviour choice, and […]