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Man wanted after York and Liverpool court issue warrants

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It is believed Hayes is in York, however he also has links to Scarborough. Anyone who has seen Hayes or who has any information in relation to his whereabouts is asked to contact police. Dial 101, press 2 and ask to speak to DI Michelle Falkingham or email michelle.falkingham@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on […]

Man arrested on suspicion of murder following death of woman near Colburn

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The woman, who has not yet been formally identified, was found on land behind the Lidl store at Brough with St Giles at around 4.45pm on Wednesday (9 October 2019). A 44-year-old local man is being questioned in custody while extensive police enquiries continue in the area. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation […]

Animal Hero Award for North Yorkshire wildlife cop

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North Yorkshire Police Inspector Kevin Kelly was last week presented with a Special Recognition accolade at the 2019 Daily Mirror Animal Hero Awards for his dedication to tackling wildlife crime. The national awards held at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London recognise and celebrate the most inspiring examples of bravery, dedication and resilience in the […]

Appeal to find missing Colburn woman

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Natalie was last seen on CCTV on Richmond Road, Catterick Garrison, just before 8am this morning. She was wearing a pink fluorescent raincoat and dark waterproof leggings and riding her blue coloured bicycle. Anyone who sees Natalie, or knows where she is, is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101. Please quote incident number 0196 […]

Manchester drug runner locked up in Harrogate “county lines” investigation

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Curtis Gary Anthony Coburn, 20, from Sale, near Manchester will serve his sentence in a young offenders institute after being sentenced at York Crown Court on Monday 7 October 2019. Coburn was a typical “county lines” drug dealer, regularly travelling from Manchester to North Yorkshire where he stayed at various addresses of known and sometimes […]

Harrogate appeal: Man acting suspiciously in Valley Gardens

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The incident occurred in bushes near the boating lake between 4pm and 5pm on Saturday 5 October. A man aged in his 30s was arrested nearby on suspicion of outraging public decency and possession of class A drugs. He has been released on conditional police bail while enquiries continue. We are requesting the public’s assistance […]