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Op Vis: Police out in force to cut collisions on key routes

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Roads policing officers and safety camera vans will be out in force on the A64, A65 and A1(M). Surrounding routes, including residential areas and B-roads, will also be covered. It’s part of a two-week nationwide speed reduction campaign by the National Police Chief’s Council (NPCC). Named ‘Operation Vis’, the first week of the campaign will […]

UPDATED: Wanted man arrested

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Previous appeal Police are appealing for information to help trace wanted man Huw David Owen. Owen, 35 from Scarborough is wanted for failure to comply with a community requirement of a suspended sentence order and failure to appear at Scarborough Magistrates court. It is believed Owen is in the Scarborough area, and officers are asking […]

CCTV appeal following burglary at KFC High Street Starbeck.

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It happened at KFC in High Street, Starbeck Harrogate at approximately 1am on the 17 December 2018. The incident involved two men entering the front of KFC, breaking into the safe and leaving via the back of the building. Officers are asking members of the public to get in touch if they recognise the people in the images […]

Appeal following collision in Osgodby, Selby

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The incident happened at 2pm on Wednesday 9 January outside Rose Villa on Hull Road and involved a grey Mitsubishi Outlander and a pedal cycle. As a result of the collision, the pedal cyclist fell from his bike and sustained severe facial injuries and the loss of several teeth. Police are appealing for anyone who […]

Appeal for information following fatal collision between Skipton and Carleton

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Officers are appealing for information following a single vehicle collision between Skipton and Carleton which occurred during the early hours of Saturday, 12 January. The collision occurred between Skipton and Carleton, near to Carleton Bridge, at around 2am and involved a black Seat Ibiza. The driver and sole occupant of the vehicle, an 18-year-old man, […]

Man whose body was discovered on Woodfield Road, Harrogate died from natural causes

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A 51-year-old man and a 61-year-old woman who were arrested on suspicion of drug offences have been released under investigation whilst enquiries continue. Officers have confirmed that their arrests were not in connection with the man’s death.  A spokesperson for North Yorkshire Police said: “Our thoughts are with the man’s family at this difficult time. […]