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Appeal to reunite female French bulldog retreived from car boot with its owner

Appeal to reunite female French bulldog retreived from car boot with its owner

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At around 9.30pm on 28 January 2020, a light blue BMW 3 series failed to stop for police on Foss Islands road in York. Following a short pursuit, the vehicle was stopped and the 18-year-old driver from Doncaster was arrested. He has since been charged with dangerous driving, driving otherwise in accordance of a licence, […]

Appeal following 2 in 1 burglary in Copmanthorpe

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The incident happened on Barons Crescent between 1-2am on the morning of Sunday 16 February 2020. A blue Mercedes C220 registration KX17NLL was stolen from a driveway, following the victim’s home being broken into and the car keys stolen from within. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the […]

Bridlington man jailed for manslaughter following death of Scarborough man

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James Arthur Collinson, 38 of  Bridlington has been jailed for six years with an extended period of four years on probation following the death of 59-year-old John Glenn from Scarborough. Collinson was jailed at Leeds Crown Court on 14 February after pleading guilty of the manslaughter of Mr Glenn. The incident happened at the Golden […]

Skipton man imprisoned for coercive and controlling behaviour

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47-year-old Mark Anthony Steele was due to contest the charges, but changed his plea to guilty and was sentenced to 27 months imprisonment. On Sunday 3 October 2019 Steele assaulted his victim by attempting to strangle her. She managed to flee the incident and was found by police nearby, in a very distressed state. When […]

Key Harrogate drug supply cut off as police shut down three “county lines”

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On 12 February 2020, North Yorkshire Police successfully applied to Newcastle Crown Court to obtain three Drug Dealing Telecommunications Restriction Orders. These civil orders allow officers to take over a phone line and give them the power to have it disconnected on a specified date and time. The order also prevents the phone number and […]