The man has been remanded in custody to appear at York Magistrates’ Court on Thursday 17 October 2019. Police enquiries are continuing and detectives are appealing for people to come forward with any information that could assist the investigation, especially if they knew Natalie in recent years. If you can help, please call North Yorkshire […]
Archive – October, 2019
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.
The man in his 40s was found at the bottom of a staircase at the Esplanade, Whitby on 29 September with serious head injuries. He was taken to hospital where he remained in a critical condition. Sadly, he died in the early hours of Friday morning. A man in his 40s has previously been arrested […]
It happened at West Square between 4pm and 5pm on Tuesday 15 October 2019. The victim, a 19-year-old woman, was punched in the face and pushed into the nearby pond by a man. A 28-year-old man was arrested and has been released under investigation, pending further enquiries. We are asking for the public’s help establish […]
The 21-year-old woman claimed she had been attacked by a man who ripped her clothing in an alleyway in the early hours of 6 October 2019. However, following an investigation by North Yorkshire Police officers, the allegations turned out to be untrue. A police spokesperson said: “We take all reports of sexual assault seriously and […]
The body of 30 year-old Natalie Harker was found in a wooded area in Brough with St Giles at around 4.45pm on Wednesday 9 October 2019. The man was arrested that evening in connection with her death and subsequently released on police bail pending further enquiries. Police have renewed their appeal for information about the […]
It happened In the early hours of Tuesday 24 September 2019 when two sheds in the garden of the home of a 69 year-old man and his wife were broken into. Garden forks had been used to break open the locks and several items, some of which were of sentimental value, were stolen including: At […]