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Witness and dashcam appeal after fatal motorcycle collision near Selby

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The single-vehicle collision happened at around 8pm on Sunday 22 March 2020 on the A1041 High Street as it leaves the village of Carlton. It involved a Yamaha motorcycle which was travelling from Carlton towards Snaith. The 27-year-old male motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene. The road was closed for a number of hours […]

The latest Coronavirus-related scams and how to protect yourself

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North Yorkshire Police has had a number of reports of fraud related to Coronavirus over the last few months and whilst this doesn’t show any signs of stopping, we are on hand to help keep you safe. Below you can find a round-up of the latest scams that we’ve had reported and most importantly, how […]

Appeal following Scarborough shop theft

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The incident happened at the B&M store on Seamer Road, Scarborough at around 3pm on 1 March 2020 and where a variety of ‘LOL DOLL’ toys and accessories were stolen to the value of £341.77. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing […]

Coronavirus COVID-19: Take care and remember we are here for you

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Assistant Chief Constable Mike Walker is leading the local policing response to the outbreak which includes extensive planning and monitoring to ensure we maintain policing services across the county. He said: “North Yorkshire Police has plans in place to maintain policing services across the county and mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on the organisation. “The […]

Appeal following hate crime incident in Skipton

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It happened at Skipton Bus Station at 2.40pm on Saturday 14 March 2020 and involved the victim being approached by a man who spat at her twice before walking off. It is believed that the victim was targeted due to her ethnicity. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding […]

Selby man James Thomas wanted on warrant

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James Sebastion Thomas, 28, failed to appear at York Crown Court last year, after being found guilty of assault. A warrant was issued for his arrest and extensive enquiries have been ongoing to locate him. Although he is from Selby, he could be anywhere in the country. Anyone who sees him, or has information about […]