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Dash-cam appeal after woman passenger dies in two-vehicle collision on north-bound A19 near Stokesley turn-off on Friday evening

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The incident occurred on the north-bound carriageway, just before the A172 turn-off to Stokesley, at around 7pm on Friday 22 June 2018. It involved a white Citroen Dispatch van and red Kia Rio car. It is believed the collision occurred when the van crossed over from lane two to lane one as the Kia that […]

Man sentenced to 13 years imprisonment for sexual abuse of young girls

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A man from Easingwold has been sentenced to 13-years imprisonment following a 12 month investigation into sexual abuse against two girls which occurred in the late 1980s. In June 2017 North Yorkshire Police launched an investigation following allegations that 81-year-old Donald Cornforth had sexually abused two woman when they were young girls. One of the […]

Identities sought following Scarborough robbery

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Police have issued CCTV pictures of three men they would like to speak to following a robbery in Scarborough. The offence occurred at the William Street Coach Park around midnight on Easter Monday (Monday, 2 April). Four men approached a group of four other people and targeted the handbags of two women in the group. […]

Criminal Behaviour Order: Prolific shoplifter banned from Selby stores following release from prison

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Lee John McDonald, aged 35, of no fixed abode but with family links in Goole, was jailed on 23 December 2017 after pleading at York Magistrates’ Court to a series of thefts from retail outlets in Selby. He was also issued with a three-year Criminal Behaviour Order which became effective following his release from prison […]

Appeal for information after jewellery and commemorative coins stolen from a property in Scarborough

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Thieves gained access to the property between 10am on Saturday 16 June 2018 and 4.20pm on Sunday 17 June 2018, via a rear door. A number of items have been stolen which include jewellery, watches and  a collection of commemorative silver coins, including those from the Queen’s coronation in 1953 and her silver jubilee. Police are appealing for any information about […]