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Archive – July, 2020

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Warning posters sent to Selby after sheep injured – attacked lamb dies in Harrogate

Posted on in Rural

Sometime between 2pm on Friday 24 and 8am on Saturday 25 July 2020, two sheep were injured in a suspected dog attack. They were found by the farmer on Saturday morning. They survived, but required medication from a vet. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, quoting […]

£500,000 to be invested in preventing crime in rural North Yorkshire

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Julia Mulligan, the county’s Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner, bid for the Home Office money. The £548,980 of Safer Streets funding awarded aims to prevent crime, put off criminals and protect homeowners, their homes and communities while building the evidence needed to strengthen the case for future investment in targeted crime prevention. The community to […]

CCTV released of petrol station knifepoint robbery in Crosshills

Posted on in News stories

The robbery took place at around 5pm on Thursday 23 July in the BP Fuel Station on Station Road. A man approached the counter of the shop and pointed a knife at a member of staff. A struggle ensued and the offender left with a small quantity of cash, in an unknown direction. The member […]

Family tribute to motorcyclist who died following a collision in Scarborough

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He has been identified as 59 year-old Michael John Sanders from Brough with St Giles. Michael’s family have provided the following tribute to him: “Michael John Sanders gone too soon. He was a much loved dad, brother, grandad, uncle and friend. A great loss for everyone who was blessed to be part of his life. […]

CCTV appeal to assist York bicycle thefts investigation

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We would like your help to identify the person in the image as part of the ongoing investigation. Anyone with any information is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for Grenville Dowson. Or email grenville.dowson@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can pass information to Crimestoppers on […]

BMW stolen in a car key ‘2 in 1’ burglary Barlby

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened at Acorn Close, Barlby in the early hours of Friday 24 July 2020 when the offender(s) removed the door lock from the front UPVC door to gain entry to the house and then stole car keys from inside. They then used the keys to steal a grey BMW from outside. In a separate […]