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Vital witness sought after man arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving near Whitby

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At 6.35am on Tuesday 20 February 2018, a gold-coloured BMW on the A171 heading towards Whitby performed an overtaking manoeuver, causing an oncoming vehicle to swerve and take evasive action to avoid a head-on collision. Officers are trying to identify the driver of the vehicle which had to take evasive action, which was travelling on […]

Appeal following recent burglary and theft of an all terrain vehicle from an agricultural supplier in Foxholes

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The incident took place in Foxholes between 2.15am and 3am on Friday 16 February 2018 and involved group of unknown males entering a compound and looking around the site before cutting the bolt off the gate and making off with an all terrain vehicle,  similar to that pictured. North Yorkshire Police are requesting the public’s […]

Appeal for information regarding burglary and theft of a families push bikes in Pickering

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Four bicycles and a child’s ‘tag-along’ bike were stolen from an outbuilding at the property at some time overnight on Tuesday 13 February 2018 to Wednesday 14 February 2018. The bikes are described as a man’s Giant: Escape mountain bike in blue, which a noticeably large model,  a pink and white ladies’ Claude Butler mountain bike, a […]

Appeal following recent criminal damage of vehicles on Scarborough Road, Norton

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It happened on Scarborough Road, Norton between 12.00am and 06.00 am on 27 January 2018 and involved eleven vehicles that were damaged whilst parked on the roadside. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information about if anyone was seen in the […]

Appeal for information following horsebox fire and graffiti on car in Scrayingham

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It happened on Bleaberry Lane near Scrayingham at 13:30hrs on Saturday 20th January 2018 and involved the setting fire to a horsebox and obscene graffiti on another car nearby. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information about whether anyone witnessed […]

Appeal following New Year assault and criminal damage in Whitby

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It happened outside the Board Inn, Church Street, Whitby at around 2.00am on 1st January 2018 when the landlord of the pub was assaulted outside, causing an injury to his mouth which required treatment at Hospital. The suspect remained violent outside the pub and had to be restrained by a number of customers. During the incident […]