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Traffic officers appeal for dashcam or CCTV footage after driver arrested in pursuit

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The driver failed to stop and led police on a pursuit that lasted several miles, starting in Forest Lane in Harrogate and ended in Long Marston. It also passed along the A661 and A658 before going through the villages of Little Ribston, Cowthorpe and Tockwith. Police believe the driver mounted the pavement a collided with […]

A64 closure following a collision

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Emergency services are at the scene and a number of people are being treated for injuries. However, there are currently long delays and drivers are advised to find an alternative route while the incident is dealt with. Officers thank people for their patience but  are asking anyone who is  stuck in tailbacks to remain in […]

Family tribute to motorcyclist who died in tractor collision near Whitby

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He has been identified as John “Johnny” Redhead from York. Johnny’s family have provided the following tribute to him: “Johnny was a much-loved husband, father, grandfather and a great friend to so many. “He was one of the most kind, funny, caring and likeable men you could ever meet and he always had a smile […]

Appeal for witnesses following fatal motorcycle and tractor collision near Whitby

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In happened at around 5pm when a black Yamaha motorcycle, which was travelling with a group of motorcyclists from the direction of Whitby Abbey towards the village of Hawsker, was involved in a collision with a blue tractor which was travelling in the same direction. Sadly, the rider of the motorcycle a 54 year old […]

Witness appeal following an altercation in York

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It happened at around 6.45pm on Tuesday 13 August 2019 and involved an altercation between a young female and three young males. No one was injured during the incident. Police attended and the female suspect was located nearby and arrested. She has since been released under investigation pending further enquiries. Anyone with information that could […]

Appeal after York building site broken into

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Between midnight on Tuesday 6 August and 6am on Wednesday 7 August 2019, burglars entered the David Wilson housing development site and stole a number of tools including Stihl saws, a wacker plate, and a selection of hand tools. They also caused a large amount of damage to a building and a JCB digger. Officers […]