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Archive – March, 2020

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 following attempted robbery in York

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened at the parade of shops at Beagle Ridge Drive, Foxwood on Thursday 27  February 2020 at approximately 9.30pm and involved two males  who attempted to steal a handbag from a woman in her 50s. The woman bravely held on to her bag, and the suspects ran off without it. Officers are appealing to […]

Appeal following theft of Kawasaki Mule (Leyburn area)

Appeal following theft of Kawasaki Mule (Leyburn area)

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened at a farm near to Agglethorpe, Leyburn between 11.30pm on Saturday 29 February 2020 and 05.30am on Sunday 1 March 2020. The vehicle, which is a lightweight utility vehicle similar to a quadbike with a flatbed-style pickup on the back, bearing the registration NX67CPF, was stolen from an outbuilding. Anyone who saw any […]

Ex-police staff member jailed for four years for possessing and distributing indecent images of children and voyeurism

Posted on in News stories

Bradley Paul Smith, aged 36, from York, worked as a safety camera van operator with North Yorkshire Police until he was arrested on 6 February 2019 and suspended from duty. His employment with the force has been terminated. The arrest stemmed from information supplied to North Yorkshire Police by the National Crime Agency’s Child Exploitation […]

Appeal after man, 22 , dies in Sherbrun-in-Elmet collision

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It happened on the night of Sunday 1 March 2020 at around 9.15pm when a red Mini Cooper travelling along Fenton Lane towards Church Fenton, left the road and came to rest in a field. The driver and sole occupant of the car, a 22-year-old man from the Tadcaster area, sustained serious injuries and was […]