A police officer has described how he lay in “overwhelming pain” after being assaulted as figures show one emergency services worker is attacked every day in North Yorkshire. Traffic Constable David Minto couldn’t work for six months due to fractures and extensive ligament damage to his lower leg. His attacker, Shane Anthony Povey, was recently […]
Archive – January, 2021
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.
On the afternoon of Saturday 23 January 2021, police were called to a report that suspected poachers were chasing hares with a dog in a field near Chapel Haddlesey, Selby. North Yorkshire Police officers attended immediately, and arrested two men in their 30s. They were taken to custody, and both subsequently charged with hunting a […]
It happened on Back Lane, Settrington between 9.30am and 9.40am on Monday 25 January 202, when a local woman in her 30’s was struck by a car, which failed to stop at the scene. The woman suffered multiple injuries requiring treatment at Scarborough General Hospital. She has since been discharged. We are requesting the public’s assistance […]
These include flick knifes, zombie knives, curved swords, batons and knuckle dusters. This change has been brought about by the Government’s Offensive Weapons Act designed to increase public safety by reducing knife crime. Possession and ownership of such weapons under any circumstances is prohibited under the new legislation. The Government is currently operating a surrender […]
The latest incident happened on Mowbray Road at around 5pm on Friday 22 January 2021 as the woman, who is aged in her early 20s, was stood alone at the Mowbray Road/Turker Lane junction. The suspect approached the victim from behind and without warning sexually assaulted her before running off down Turker Lane in the […]
Over the last week, a number of parked cars have been entered, and items stolen from inside. In most cases, the cars had been left locked and secure, and no damage was caused when entering them. It appears high-value vehicles such as BMWs and Audis have been particularly targeted. Enquiries into the thefts is ongoing. […]