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Police appeal for witnesses following fatal collision on A165 near Cayton Bay

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Police were contacted at 9.25am to reports of a collision between two cars, on the section of the A165 between the Cayton Bay roundabout and the turn off for Lebberston. A red Suzuki Ignis, which was travelling south towards Bridlington and a white Kia Sportage, which was towing a caravan, travelling north towards Scarborough, had […]

Seven police forces come together to prevent rural crime

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The multi-force Operation Checkpoint ran from the afternoon of Thursday 16 May until the early hours of Friday 17 May 2019. It involved officers, staff and volunteers from North Yorkshire Police, alongside Cleveland, Cumbria, Durham, Humberside, Lancashire and Northumbria – all providing reassurance to those in rural communities by combating criminals who operate across force […]

Man’s careless driving caused the death of two Selby women

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At about 10.40pm on Wednesday 30 August 2017, a collision occurred on the A1041 Selby to Snaith road. It involved two vehicles – a white Ford Transit van, driven by Samuel Balaam, and a black Ford Fiesta. The two women in the Fiesta, Halina Malinowska, 69, and Wilma Ryan, 63, both from Selby, suffered serious […]

Appeal following a recent attempted burglary

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It happened at Ramsdens Store on Market Square between 11.45pm and midnight on 10 May 2019. 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, select option 2, and ask for Constable Parker 832. […]

CCTV appeal following a theft at Wilko in Scarborough

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It happened at 12:30pm on Sunday 28 April 2019 and involved two men entering the store and removing two cube speakers and leaving the shop without offering any payment. Officers are asking members of the public to get in touch if they recognise the people in the images, as they believe they will have information […]