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Stolen horsebox recovered by police thanks to public’s vigilance

Stolen horsebox recovered by police thanks to public’s vigilance

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At about 3pm on Tuesday 18 June 2019, the force received a report that a 3.5-tonne Renault horsebox had been stolen a short time earlier from Thirsk Racecourse. Local response and roads policing officers immediately began an area search, and the owner posted details of the stolen vehicle on Facebook. Acting on information received, including […]

Woman suffers stab wound in Stokesley attack

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The woman, in her 20s, needed hospital treatment after the attack in Allen Grove. Investigators believe the altercation may have spilled onto the street. A youth is also believed to have shouted threats of further violence towards the victim as she left the address; the youth also made threats to damage the woman’s car. The […]

Illegal immigrant ‘held as a slave’ jailed in ‘first of its kind case in North Yorkshire’ after police uncover cannabis factory

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Leontjev Zenelaj (pictured), 26, of no fixed address, has been sentenced to three and a half years imprisonment after he was found guilty of producing cannabis at a house on Boroughbridge Road in York in November 2016. York Crown Court heard how Police discovered the cannabis grow, following a raid, after establishing a strong smell […]

New home for Selby police

New home for Selby police

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The move is part of an overall estates strategy, instigated by the elected Police, Fire & Crime Commissioner, Julia Mulligan, which prioritises investment in people, rather than property. The strategy aims to cut costs by co-locating police teams with other public sector organisations in shared accommodation, so that the local police presence is maintained, while […]

Appeal after rider of motorised scooter dies in York

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The collision happened at around 10.45am on Wednesday 5 June 2019 near the Aldi store on Fulford Road when a Ford Fiesta, which was travelling towards the city centre, was in collision with the scooter. The rider of the scooter, a man in his 80s from York, was taken to York District Hospital where he […]