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Police appeal following Skipton garage burglary

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened on Sunday 3 January 2021, between 6.55pm and 7.25pm, and involved suspects climbing on to a detached garage roof, removing tiles, cutting wooden joists, gaining entry and removing property. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, officers are appealing for information about three […]

Warning to be vigilant for Covid vaccine scams

Posted on in Fraud

North Yorkshire Police has been made aware of a new scam where individuals are being approached through a text message or email with an offer of paying to receive the Covid-19 vaccine. If you receive any communication like this, do not click any links in the message and delete it immediately. The genuine vaccine is […]

Witness appeal after fatal collision in Rufforth, York

Posted on in News stories

Shortly before 10pm last night, Tuesday 5 January 2021, officers were called to a report of a single-vehicle collision on Bradley Lane, Rufforth, which involved a black VW Passat leaving the road. Sadly, the driver, a man in his 20s, was pronounced dead at the scene. Police are appealing for anyone who witnessed the collision, […]

Search for family and friends of deceased Pateley Bridge couple

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Frank and Anne Woods, aged 75 and 79, were found following a call from a concerned member of the public on Wednesday 30 December 2020. There are not believed to be any suspicious circumstances surrounding their deaths. Mr Woods was originally from the United States, and may have relatives there. Officers are now trying to […]

Damage at Pickering football ground

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened some time between Christmas Day and Monday, 4 January 2021. Damage was caused to two plastic chairs within the football stand. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101 and select […]

CCTV appeal after altercation in Acomb

Posted on in CCTV appeals

The incident happened around 2.50pm on 2 December 2020 near the shops on Cornlands Road, Acomb, when a lone male was involved in an altercation with a male and female who allegedly tried to steal money from him. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, […]