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Appeal after woman pedestrian injured in Northallerton collision

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It happened at around 9am on Saturday 23 November 2019 when a 72-year-old female who was crossing the road to the entrance of the Applegarth Car park, Northallerton when she was hit by a silver car. The female sustained injuries to her hand and ankle and was taken to the local hospital for treatment. Police […]

Two key witnesses sought as 25 year-old Catterick man charged with attempted murder

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It follows an incident that occurred in Little Holtby in the early hours of Sunday 1 December 2019 when a 43 year-old Northallerton man sustained critical injuries. Police are appealing to anyone who has any information about the incident and has not already spoken to the police, to contact them. In particular, they would like […]

Keep children safe online this Christmas – Top tips

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Mobile phones, tablets, laptops and games consoles can open up a world of exploration, learning and fun and children should be encouraged to make the most of the benefits. But there are also risks and dangers to being online. By working together, parents and children can learn to safely navigate the internet and social media. […]

Whitby swing bridge incident 30 November 2019

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As a result of the incident, a 26-year-old man from Middlesbrough was arrested and charged with assaulting a member of the emergency services and using threaetning or abusive words/behaviour. He is due to appear at Scarborough Magistrates’ Court on 16 December 2019. The man was detained after officers used a taser and pava spray. A […]

Police urge people in North Yorkshire to be alert but not alarmed

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It is an absolute tragedy for everyone affected and we extend our deepest sympathies to them. While our colleagues in Counter Terrorism Policing investigate the circumstances, this has been a reminder to us all that attacks can take place at any time and without warning. Therefore it is vitally important everyone remains alert but not […]

Witness appeal following fatal collision on the A19 at Whitley

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At about 9.50pm on Friday 29 November 2019, officers were called to a report of a silver Ford Focus colliding with a tree on the A19 at Whitley. Sadly, despite the efforts of all the emergency services – including the Yorkshire Air Ambulance and specialist HART paramedics – both occupants of the car were pronounced […]