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Richmond commercial burglary appeal

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It happened at Richmond Cricket Club on Hurgill Road, Richmond, at approximately 3.30am on Monday 7 May 2018, whereby the offenders have gained entry to the property and caused considerable damage to a gambling machine whilst inside. The offenders have then made off in the direction of Ronaldshay Park and Quakers Lane. We are requesting […]

Appeal following Richmond assault

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An unprovoked assault occurred at the taxi rank in Richmond market place at around 11.40pm on Saturday 5 May 2018, and involved a man in his 50s who sustained an eye injury which required hospital treatment. In particular, we are appealing for information about two men suspected of assaulting the victim. Both are described as […]

Van driver loses his licence after dash cam footage captures his dangerous driving – Operation Spartan

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Antiques dealer Guy Watson narrowly missed a head-on collision with a car when he overtook a stationary van in Skeeby Bridge, Richmond. The 37-year-old from Seaton Delaval, Northumberland, crossed solid white lines to squeeze past the vehicle, which was giving way to oncoming traffic on a humpback bridge. A nearby motorist was so alarmed by […]

Update: Appeal for information following theft of elderly Barton woman’s unique necklace

Update: Appeal for information following theft of elderly Barton woman’s unique necklace

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Original release: Appeal for information following theft of elderly Barton woman’s unique necklace North Yorkshire Police is appealing for witnesses and information about the theft of a unique pendant style necklace which was taken from an elderly woman’s bedroom. It happened towards late February or early March 2018 at the owner’s home address in Barton. […]

Lambs die after sheep labour brought on by dog chase

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The incident has prompted a strong warning from North Yorkshire Police’s Rural Taskforce for dog owners to behave responsibly and always keep their dogs on leads near livestock. On Saturday 31 March a distressed ewe went into labour after being chased by a greyhound-type dog with a red jacket, in the Reeth Road area, west […]