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Jewellery and computers stolen in village burglary

Posted on in Local appeals

It occurred between 23 March and 27 March 2020. Thieves broke into the house and stole jewellery and laptops. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information about any suspect vehicles or unknown persons in the area around this time . […]

Appeal after criminal damage to Scarborough Town Council building

Appeal after criminal damage to Scarborough Town Council building

Posted on in Local appeals

Shortly before 1am on 16 March 2020 a man approached the glass front door to Scarborough Council’s Customer First Centre before beginning to repeatedly kick in the glass door. We have issued CCTV of a man we would like to identify as part of our investigation. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should […]

Why you’ve might have seen us working with military colleagues

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Working with the military is part and parcel of our every day life in the Catterick Garrison area. We share premises with them and a lot of our operational activity is carried out jointly with the military. Inspector Mark Gee who oversees the Richmondshire area including Catterick Garrison, said: “The military are a key partner […]

Clear message in North Yorkshire – stay away from our beauty spots

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In a clear message, officers are calling on people NOT to travel to popular countryside beauty spots – either by car or motorcycle – for exercise or any other non-essential reason. Chief Inspector Ed Haywood-Noble, of North Yorkshire Police, said: “Earlier this week, the Government announced significant changes to our way of life, instructing us […]

Quad bike theft suspects arrested thanks to Craven residents’ vigilance

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At about 8.30pm last night, witnesses called police with a report that a quad bike and a car had been driven at speed through Burnsall, heading towards Bolton Abbey, near Skipton. The bike, a red Honda, was followed by a silver Ford Fiesta. Vigilant local residents had used a WhatsApp group to share the suspicious […]