Home > News > 2016 > September

Archive – September, 2016

Read the latest local appeals, news stories and missing person alerts. The full list of stories, in date order, is below. But you can use "categories" and "neighbourhoods" to filter your selection.

Appeal for information to robbery of a woman on the A172 near Stokesley

Posted on in News stories

A 22-year-old local woman was driving along the A172 towards Stokesley at 1am on Sunday morning. As she approached a set of crossroads near Faceby, she noticed the vehicle behind her was flashing its headlights. She pulled over and two hooded males got out of the following vehicle and approached her car. They proceeded to rob […]

Appeal after fatal collision involving a motorbike

Posted on in News stories

The motorcyclist was traveling west on a white and silver BMW from Sicklinghall towards Netherby, on Kirkby Lane. A black Volkswagen Polo was travelling in the opposite direction. The motorcyclist – a man in his 50s from the Ripon area – came off his bike and, sadly, was pronounced dead at the scene. Investigations are ongoing […]

Motorcyclist dies following collision near Stamford Bridge

Posted on in News stories

The collision involved a grey and yellow Yamaha motorbike and black Honda saloon car. The motorbike rider – a man in his late 30s – received medical attention at the scene but, sadly, was pronounced dead. Police are not yet in a position to name him and investigations are today continuing. Nearby roads were closed to allow emergency […]

Statement in response to national media coverage today (Sunday 25 Sept 2016) which references the Claudia Lawrence case

Posted on in News stories

“The investigation team is aware of this matter and they will carefully assess the information in line with the on-going review of the Claudia Lawrence case. However, to be clear, the team is not aware of any evidence that would link this individual to the disappearance and suspected murder of Claudia.”

Three men arrested as police investigate circumstances of violent incident in Selby

Posted on in News stories

It was reported to North Yorkshire Police at 5.16am today (Saturday 24 September 2016) by Yorkshire Ambulance Service. Following enquiries, two men aged in their early-30s and one man aged in his mid-20s have been arrested in connection with the investigation. The injured man and woman are receiving treatment at hospital. The circumstances surrounding the […]

Appeal following a domestic incident at a holiday cottage in Whitby

Posted on in Local appeals

We are asking for witnesses and information about any screaming, shouting or arguments that could be heard on Baxtergate, Station Square or Loggerheads Yard in Whitby between these dates. It happened inside an address on Loggerheads Yard and involved a male and female couple arguing loudly over a three-day period. Members of the public may […]