At about 2.15pm on 25 January 2020, a farmer near Drax called North Yorkshire Police to report men with dogs and a 4×4 driving over their fields. At one point the 4×4 was driven at the farmer’s own vehicle, causing him to take evasive action. Considerable damage was caused to fields and crops, including a […]
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Police were called to reports of a violent disturbance on Micklegate at 2.35am on 5 August 2018. Officers attended and found a man with a slash wound across his left ear and a left shoulder. He was being tended to by a friend who had suffered a cut to his chest. Two other men were […]
In particular, they are appealing for information about a suspicious “dark coloured Audi” that was seen in the vicinity of some of the burglaries around the same time. At around 12.45pm on Saturday 18 January, police received a report from a vigilant neighbour of a burglary in progress at a house on Minster View, Wiggington […]
Claire Louise Brewitt of Darcy Road, Selby was handed a Criminal Behaviour Order (CBO) back in June 2017, after falsely making a number of emergency calls to police, and wasting police time. That CBO explicitly stated that Brewitt should not contact North Yorkshire Police via 999 or 101, either directly or via a third party, […]
Sometime between 1pm and 5pm on Tuesday 31 December 2019, a farm on the outskirts of Thorpe Willoughby near to the Hambleton Roundabout on Selby Bypass was broken into. Offenders gained entry by snapping the lock of a kitchen window and carried out an untidy search of every room before stealing a Canadian Ice diamond […]
The collision occurred just before 1.55pm on Tuesday 31 December 2019, and involved a black Audi and a black Kia. A number of occupants of both cars sustained injuries, and sadly a woman was pronounced dead at the scene. The road was closed for collision investigation work to be undertaken at the scene. Officers are appealing […]