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Quad bike thieves foiled after stolen vehicle found in fog

Quad bike thieves foiled after stolen vehicle found in fog

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Just before 1am on Thursday 20 August 2020, a member of the public reported a quad bike being driven in suspicious circumstances through Helmsley market place. Quads are frequently targeted by thieves in rural areas as they are small, expensive and easy to transport. Their loss can have a big economic impact on farms and […]

Robbery in Sherburn-in-Elmet

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The incident was reported at 8.18am on 21 August at the Cooperative Store on Finkle Street after two men wearing balaclavas and carrying knives approached security staff. The men left the scene in a white vehicle. No-one was injured during the incident. Anyone who was in the area at the time and witnessed the incident […]

Appeal for witnesses and information after pedestrian struck by car in Harrogate

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The incident happened around 4pm on Tuesday 18 August 2020 at the junction between The Ginnel and Montpellier Street in Harrogate. A black BMW X6 collided with a female pedestrian on Montpellier Street, causing her to sustain a serious injury to her ankle. North Yorkshire Police is appealing for anyone who may witnessed the collision […]

Appeal after shotguns & watches stolen in rural burglary

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It happened at some point between 6.30pm on Tuesday 18 August and 8.30am the following morning. The suspects broke into the property and stole jewellery including high value watches, electrical items and a cabinet containing two shotguns. One of the watches is of great sentimental value to the owner as it was presented to their […]

Man arrested on suspicion of drink driving in Whitby

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It follows an incident at around 3am on Thursday 20 August where a car crashed into a wall on Helredale Road. A 30 year-old local man was arrested on suspicion of driving a motor vehicle when alcohol level above limit and driving whilst unfit through drink. He remains in police custody for questioning. 12200144633

Appeal for information and footage following Micklegate incident

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The incident occurred between 9pm on Tuesday 18 August and 1am on Wednesday 19 August 2020 on Micklegate in York city centre. A 52 year old man was arrested on suspicion of affray and criminal damage and later released on conditional bail. North Yorkshire Police is requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full […]