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Archive – May, 2020

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Appeal following fatal collision involving Porche and cyclist

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It happened at around 1.45pm on the A168 northbound between Allerton Park and Boroughbridge which involved a cyclist and a black Porsche 911 Carrera, which were both travelling in the same direction towards Boroughbridge. The 36 year-old male cyclist was sadly pronounced dead at the scene. The 35 year-old driver of the Porsche was arrested […]

Stolen car recovered and man arrested after pursuit in York

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A Volkswagen Golf was taken from outside a business address in Micklegate, York, at around 7.30pm yesterday. A North Yorkshire Police safety camera van operator initially identified the stolen car as it passed, and police officers located and pursued the vehicle. It was stopped a few miles later using the TPAC police pursuit driving method […]

Coronavirus: Statement following Government announcement on 10 May 2020

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Assistant Chief Constable Mike Walker said: “Firstly my thanks goes to the vast majority of people who have stayed at home so far and helped to save lives. It has been and continues to be a difficult and challenging time for many people and it’s important not to lose sight of why we have had […]

Incident in Knaresborough on Saturday 9 May 2020

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To clarify, the location was on Farnham Lane between Boroughbridge Road and Farnham village, although Borougbridge Road was closed for a short period of time. Officers responded to initial reports of what was believed to be a collision after a man was found collapsed at the side of the road. Sadly the man was pronounced […]

Update: Arrests after man’s death in Harrogate

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Update 8.30pm, Friday 8 May 2020: A 38-year-old man whose body was found at a property on Park House Green, Harrogate has today been named by police as Aaron Atkinson. The two men arrested in connection with the death of have been released on bail while the investigation continues. Enquires and forensic tests remain ongoing […]