This was confirmed in the Office of National Statistics’ (ONS) “Crime in England and Wales: year ending December 2019” bulletin, published today (Thursday 23 April 2020). It shows there were 47,929 crimes in North Yorkshire during the 12-month period, giving a crime rate of 58.1 per 1,000 of the population which is the lowest nationally, […]
Archive – April, 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.
It happened at Crompton Farm on York Road between approximately 9.30pm on 22 April 2020 and 5.10am on Thursday 23 April when a grey Mitsubishi L200 pick-up truck was stolen from the farm and driven through fields in the surrounding area causing substantial damage to farming equipment, fields and fencing. The vehicle was later recovered […]
Officers on duty in an unmarked car noticed suspicious activity in the town at about 12.45pm on Sunday 19 April 2020. They located a man near a garage containing a number of go-carts and a large amount of other items. He was challenged, and arrested by officers on suspicion of theft and handling stolen goods. […]
Mark Anthony Boyce, aged 56, was sentenced to 20 months’ imprisonment, suspended for two years, at York Crown Court today (Thursday 23 April 2020) after previously pleading guilty to a series of indecent images of children (IIOC) offences. These included making 11,145 of the most serious Category A images, 12,177 Category B images and 121,047 […]
The incident occurred on the town’s Blenheim Terrace at around 7pm on Wednesday 22 April when police were called to a report of a group of people causing ASB and consuming alcohol. When officers arrived at the scene, it is understood that some of the group left when directed whilst some refused, and two men […]
The incident happened around 4.20pm yesterday (Wednesday 22 April). It involved a single pedal cyclist who was travelling from Pateley Bridge towards Grassington. The 66-year-old man sadly was pronounced dead at the scene. The road was closed for a number of hours while police examined the scene. We are appealing for witnesses or anyone who […]