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CCTV appeal following theft of whisky in Leyburn

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It happened at the Co-op, on Market Place, Leyburn on 11 April 2019 and involved two females (pict ured) whom we are trying to identify. They entered the store at around 1.43pm and left without making any attempt to pay for the ten bottles of whisky that they had picked up. They then entered the store […]

82mph town centre biker is disqualified from riding

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Lee-Roy Campbell was recorded speeding through the 30mph zone on the A61 Leeds Road on a black Yamaha R1 performance motorbike. The 53-year-old was charged with exceeding a speed limit after he was pictured by North Yorkshire Police safety camera team and investigated. The offence took place at 10am on a Sunday last month. Campbell, […]

Inspector Lee Pointon: quarterly update on local policing in outer York

Posted on in Blogs, News stories

He has been on his Neighbourhood Policing team approximately three years but has a strong history in Neighbourhood Policing. With summer fast approaching, here he provides an update on local policing activities in the area. Burglary Although York Outer does not experience a high rate of burglary, this crime is something that is mentioned by […]

CCTV appeal following theft of fuel from South Milford garage

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It happened on 17 March at 4:52pm at Southlands Garage, South Milford. Two men filled up a car displaying false number plates with fuel and also a container, before leaving without paying. Officers are asking members of the public to get in touch if they recognise the people in the images as they believe they will have information that will […]

Appeal for information following car theft in Beckwithshaw

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The incident took place near Otley Road (B6161) just outside of Beckwithshaw at approximately 2pm on Monday 8 April 2019. A man, described as in his mid-thirties, approximately 5ft 10 tall with short, black hair, wearing dark clothing, in particular a black top with white stripes down both arms, was spotted near the area that […]

Woman jailed for stealing treasured ornaments from gravesides in Filey

Woman jailed for stealing treasured ornaments from gravesides in Filey

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Karen Murray, 50, of Filey, appeared in court charged with the theft of gravestone ornaments, plant pots and artificial flowers between 1 June 2018 and 30 August 2018. From June 2018, North Yorkshire Police began to receive reports that small items of great sentimental value had gone missing from a number of gravesides at St Oswald’s […]