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CCTV appeal following theft of gin in Leyburn

CCTV appeal following theft of gin in Leyburn

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened at the Co-op, on Market Place, Leyburn on 11 April 2019 and involved two females (pictured) whom we are trying to identify. They entered the store at around 7.30pm and left without making any attempt to pay for the 11 bottles of gin that they had picked up. We are requesting the public’s […]

Appeal to locate wanted Selby man Robert Matthews

Appeal to locate wanted Selby man Robert Matthews

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Robert Matthews, 33, is wanted in connection with an incident that happened in Selby on 7 April 2019. It is believed that Matthews, who has links to the Selby and Sherburn-in-Elmet areas, knows he is wanted by the police and is actively avoiding officers. If you see him, or know where he is, call North […]

Motorcyclist who covered his numberplate with a bag is sentenced for perverting the course of justice

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Richard Burndred admitted perverting the course of justice and speeding when he appeared before a judge at York Crown Court. The 38-year-old was near High Kingthorpe, between Pickering and Whitby when he committed the offences. He was riding a Yamaha motorcross bike at 70mph – 10mph over the speed limit – as he approached a […]