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Claudia Lawrence investigation: Searches at Sand Hutton Gravel Pits conclude

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Detective Superintendent Wayne Fox, Head of the Major Investigation Team, has confirmed that nothing of obvious significance was located during searches of part of the wooded area and in the smaller of the two lakes. A small number of items were recovered during the two-week search. Whilst these items are being assessed for their forensic […]

Police searching local area in Claudia Lawrence investigation

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Superintendent Wayne Fox, Head of North Yorkshire Police’s Major Investigation Team and the Senior Investigating Officer in the case, said: “The searches which have commenced today (Tuesday 24 August 2021) at Sand Hutton Gravel Pits are in relation to the disappearance and suspected murder of Claudia Lawrence more than 12 years ago. “I cannot say […]

From West Yorkshire Police – Appeal After Nine-Year-Old Boy Dies Following Collision in Keighley

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Officers were called shortly after 9.30pm last night to a report of a collision on Sutton Lane, Keighley, near the junction with Knott Lane. Emergency services attended, including the air ambulance, but, despite medical treatment, a nine-year-old boy was pronounced deceased at the scene. It was reported that a white van was in collision with […]

Police appeal to trace biker who witnessed shocking assault on a man in Scarborough

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The incident, which has left the victim in a critical condition, took place at the corner of Ramshill Road and Westbourne Grove, opposite the Ramshill Hotel. Detectives want to speak to any witnesses and drivers who were in the area at the time of the incident, especially those who may have captured dash cam footage. […]

Witness appeal after car crashes into house in Ryedale

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The incident occurred on Thornton Lane, High Marishes, at around 3.25am today (Thursday 16 September 2021). It appears the red five-door Ford Fiesta crashed through a fence and demolished the living room of the house. Thankfully, the owners of the property were in bed at the time and were able to get to safety and […]

Motorcyclist dies in crash near Malton

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The incident happened shortly before 2.20pm yesterday (Wednesday, 15 September) near High Hutton. A purple BMW motorcycle was travelling east-bound on the A64 when it collided with a white Ford EcoSport which had been travelling in the same direction. Emergency services attended but sadly the motorcyclist, a man in his 70s, was pronounced dead at […]