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Appeal for witnesses following collision in Stokesley

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened on the Treebridge Roundabout on the A172 at 09:21am and involved a cyclist and a Nissan Navara. The cyclist sustained minor injuries. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information leading to the collision or appeal for any dash […]

Men charged in connection with HGV diesel fuel theft

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They were stopped and arrested by officers from North Yorkshire Police’s Rural Taskforce on Friday 21 August 2020. Police were conducting proactive patrols of lorry parks following an increase in thefts from HGVs in the area. The men, aged 22, 23 and 24, from the Cleveland area, have been charged with going equipped for theft, […]

All eyes on rural areas as police keep up pressure on criminals

Posted on in News stories, Rural

Focusing on Hambleton, Richmondshire, northern parts of Craven and Ryedale, the A1 in Harrogate, and the A171 Moor Road corridor near Whitby, the operation aimed to ensure criminals could not prey on the county’s rural communities undetected. From the evening of Wednesday 30 September 2020, into the early hours of this morning, 43 officers from […]

Poachers sent packing from North Yorkshire farmland by police

Posted on in News stories, Rural

Police were called just after 5pm on Monday 28 September 2020, with a report of suspected poaching on land north of Bedale, just off the A1(M). Officers from North Yorkshire Police’s specialist Rural Taskforce arrived at the scene within minutes, and encountered three men with dogs walking across private farmland. The three men, all in […]

Public reassurance following tanker chemical spillage on A19 between Tees Flyover and Exelby Services

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The incident occurred on Wednesday (23 September 2020) when the tanker was travelling south between the Tees Flyover and Exelby Services. It was first reported at 5.37pm and the stretch of road had to be closed until 9.30pm, with the services having to remain shut until 3am on Thursday. Chemical waste products had leaked from […]

Further appeal for driver involved in hit and run to come forward

Further appeal for driver involved in hit and run to come forward

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened in the Castle Hills area of Yafforth Road, Romanby at around 7pm on Sunday 30 August 2020 when a 13 year-old boy was knocked off his bike. The driver failed to stop. The boy received severe grazing to his back, concussion, and a bruised elbow. He was taken to James Cook Hospital by […]