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Hairdresser’s burgled in York

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It happened at the HEDZ hairdresser’s on Nunnery Lane between the evening of Friday 14 June 2019 and the morning of Saturday 15 June 2019 We are requesting the public’s help to establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information from anyone who may have seen any suspicious activity […]

Two more arrested after serious collision involving 12 year-old girl in York as motorcycle is recovered

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A 29-year-old York man was arrested at 8pm on Wednesday 12 June 2019 on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving and failing to stop. He has been released on conditional bail. Two more people have been arrested – a 30 year-old York man and 25 year-old York woman on suspicion of assisting an […]

North Yorkshire Police hosts national bird of prey workshop

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Around 100 wildlife crime officers and experts from across the UK travelled to North Yorkshire Police headquarters on Tuesday (11 June) in order to share learnings and best practice in tackling raptor persecution. The national seminar organised by Bedfordshire Police Superintendent and Chair of the National Raptor Persecution Delivery Group, Nick Lyall, brought together wildlife […]

Four charged to court as Harrogate police continue crackdown on drug dealing

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Two of them appeared at York Magistrates’ Court on 10 June, they are: A 34-year-old woman of no fixed address was charged with being concerned in the supply of crack cocaine and heroin. A 17-year-old boy from Bradford was charged with money laundering and being concerned in the supply of crack cocaine and heroin. The […]

Driver who installed laser jammer to avoid points on his licence receives suspended jail sentence

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Jonathan Fitton, 57, from Woodley, Stockport, admitted perverting the court of justice at York Crown Court on Friday 7 June 2019. Fitton’s red Range Rover was driving on the A1(M) at Ingmanthorpe near Wetherby on 1 October 2018, when it was suspected of travelling in excess of the 70mph speed limit. A member of police […]