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Two members of the public witness hen harrier being shot near Grassington

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The incident occurred on Threshfield Moor near Grassington at approximately 10.45am on Monday 27 January 2020 where two members of the public witnessed an incident in which they believe a male hen harrier was shot. North Yorkshire Police officers have been conducting enquiries and a man was arrested in connection with this incident, then later […]

Two teens sentenced following aggravated burglary in Northallerton

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One of the boys, aged 15, was given a three year detention order and the other, a 16 year-old boy, was given a two year detention and training order. Police received a 999 call at around 2am on Friday 13 December 2019 to a burglary in progress at a residential address on Prospect Road, Northallerton. […]

CCTV appeal following a theft at the Travelodge in Scarborough

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It happened at the reception of the Travelodge at around 5.30pm on the Friday 14 February 2020 and involved a mobile phone being taken from the reception desk. 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 […]

Appeal following assault at The Valley Bar in Scarborough

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The incident happened on Valley Road in the outdoor area of The Valley Bar between 8.50 and 9.05pm on Saturday 14 March 2020 and involved two men. One of the men suffered fractures to his face, cuts and swelling. He was taken to Scarborough Hospital where he was treated and then discharged. We are requesting […]

Selby cross-border drugs gang brought to justice

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Operating out of the Selby area, the six defendants were sentenced at York Crown Court today (Friday 13 March 2020). Matthew Robert Evans (pictured below), aged 38, of Doncaster Road, Brayton, Selby, was jailed for eight years and eight months for conspiracy to supply both cocaine and cannabis between August 2016 and May 2017, and […]