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Appeal following theft from shop

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened at approximately 1:15pm on the 18th July at The Co-op in Pickering where three young males entered the store and selected a number of bottles of spirits and packs of fresh meat before leaving without making payment. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In […]

New crime-fighting technology will help keep Ryedale safe

New crime-fighting technology will help keep Ryedale safe

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Dot peen property marking involves using a tungsten carbide-tipped pin to indent an object with dots to create a visible, permanent unique number. The unique number is entered onto a property register database, vastly increasing the chances that it will be reunited with its owner if it is lost or stolen. A new dot peen […]

Appeal following attempted burglary in Whitby

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Officers are appealing for information following an attempted burglary in Whitby. The incident occurred on Upgang Lane at around 2am on Wednesday, 4 July when the offender or offenders searched a car parked at the property before attempting to break into the house via the front door. Anyone who witnessed anything suspicious in the area […]

Roman skull stolen from archaeological dig

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The theft happened from a dig that was taking place at Old Maltongate in Malton in May. Overnight on Wednesday 9 May 2018, unknown offenders entered the dig and removed a skull from the site which had been partially covered. Officers are appealing for information about the theft, and in particular the identity of two […]

Business premises burgled in Thornton-le-Dale

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It happened between 8pm on 16 June 2018 and 8am on 17 June. Offender(s) unknown smashed a window at the front of the premises and stole a small quantity of property from a display shelf before making off unseen and unheard. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the […]