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Appeal for information after buzzard found shot near Sherburn in Elmet

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North Yorkshire Police is appealing for information after a dead buzzard was found by a member of the public at 11.45am on 3 October on a footpath close to Hagg lane near Sherburn in Elmet. The bird was recovered and taken to a local vets to be x-rayed which revealed it contained what appeared to […]

Two drivers stuck in floods as police urge motorists ‘don’t take the risk’

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Officers attended the A684 near Aysgarth at around 9am after a man’s car broke down as he tried to drive through 12-18 inches of flooding. Firefighters also attended asked Highways teams to close the road. His vehicle will be recovered when the water subsides. In a separate incident, at around 10am police received calls from […]

North Yorkshire Police launches PCSO recruitment campaign

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Budding applicants have until 9am on Monday 28 October to submit their applications before the recruitment window closes. The move forms part of the Government’s recently announced national campaign to increase police officer numbers across the country and urging people to join the police and ‘Be a force for all’. It also follows the force’s […]

Appeal following serious assault

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It happened at Revolutions, Coney Street, York shortly before 2.00am Monday 30 September and involved a male sustaining a serious eye injury. The victim was taken to York District Hospital but has since been discharged. A 20 year-old man was arrested and has been bailed pending further enquiries. We are requesting the public’s assistance to […]

Man wanted after York and Liverpool court issue warrants

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It is believed Hayes is in York, however he also has links to Scarborough. Anyone who has seen Hayes or who has any information in relation to his whereabouts is asked to contact police. Dial 101, press 2 and ask to speak to DI Michelle Falkingham or email michelle.falkingham@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on […]

Man arrested on suspicion of murder following death of woman near Colburn

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The woman, who has not yet been formally identified, was found on land behind the Lidl store at Brough with St Giles at around 4.45pm on Wednesday (9 October 2019). A 44-year-old local man is being questioned in custody while extensive police enquiries continue in the area. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation […]