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WATCH the terrifying moment a getaway driver abandons his vehicle in front of a 70mph express train

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Shane Hughes, 41, from Halifax, led officers on a chase for 37 miles before abandoning the decommissioned ambulance he was driving on the railway tracks at Kildwick, North Yorkshire, on 13 July. The video, shot on the dash-cam of a police car, shows Hughes tearing the wrong way around a roundabout as he is followed […]

Local police on the beat to keep older and vulnerable people safe this Christmas

Local police on the beat to keep older and vulnerable people safe this Christmas

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Operation Cracker will see Filey and Eastfield Neighbourhood Policing Team officers, police volunteers, and other agencies calling on residents – young and old – in areas where there is a high proportion of older people. Partner agencies and organisations supporting the initiative include North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service, Eastfield Town Council, 95 Alive, NatWest, […]

Appeal for witnesses to Monks Cross collision at York

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It happened at about 6.45pm on 10 November 2018 and involved a cyclist who has come off his cycle by an unknown means at this time. The cyclist was taken to hospital via ambulance but he received only minor injuries. We are appealing for witnesses to the collision or anyone who recalls seeing any vehicle […]

Appeal following fail-to-stop collision at Boroughbridge

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It happened on Horsefair at around 10.30pm on Monday 19 November 2018. Due to the amount of damage caused to the parked vehicles, it is believed the driver will have been well aware of the collision but did not stop to report it to the police. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish […]

Police ‘Keep Safe at Christmas’ roadshow coming to Selby, Tadcaster and Sherburn

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Police Support Volunteers, working in collaboration with officers from the Selby Neighbourhood Policing Team, have launched a campaign aimed at raising awareness of safety over the festive period. The Keep Safe at Christmas Roadshow will visit Selby, Tadcaster and Sherburn: Selby – Sainsbury’s – Saturday 24 November Tadcaster – Sainsbury’s – Saturday 1 December Sherburn […]