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CCTV image released following series of Selby burglaries

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Between Wednesday 4 and Sunday 8 December 2019, burglars have struck seven properties across the Selby area. Police believe the four people captured in the CCTV footage hold vital information to their investigation and are asking for the public’s assistance to identify them. The first incident took place on Wednesday 4 December at around 7.30pm, […]

Woman who died in collision on B6265 near Ripon is named

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She was 20-year-old Naomi Buckle of Catterick Garrison. Naomi was travelling in a white Audi RS3 which was travelling between Ripon and Risplith, when it was involved in a collision with a tree near to Grantley Hall. Very sadly Naomi died at the scene due to her injuries. The driver of the car, a 21-year-old […]

Catterick man pleads guilty to child sex offences

Catterick man pleads guilty to child sex offences

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33 year-old Ryan John McCaffrey, a former North Yorkshire Police Special Constable, former police staff member and self-employed photographer, pleaded guilty to all the charges against him. McCaffrey received a 12 months suspended sentence, a five year sexual harm prevention order and a 40 days rehabilitation order. A North Yorkshire Police spokesperson said; “Child sexual […]

Police call on public to sign up for free counter terrorism training

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Devised by Counter Terrorism officers and security experts, the Action Counters Terrorism (ACT) Awareness eLearning package was previously only available to staff working in crowded places like shopping centres and entertainment venues. Now Counter Terrorism Policing has decided to open up the training to anyone who wants to become a CT Citizen so they can […]

Campaign launches by urging drivers to ‘Do one good deed this Christmas – be a designated driver’

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It’s part of the county’s Christmas campaign to reduce drink and drug driving, which is being launched today. Police are encouraging people to be designated drivers both during a night out with friends or colleagues, or to help them get to work the morning after a big night, then asking their friends to return the […]