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Archive – March, 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.

Two men arrested after large Cannabis grow discovered in Ripon

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During the search, which happened at around 11am, a large number of Cannabis plants were discovered. Two men, aged 36 and 38, were arrested in connection with the Cannabis grow, and upon arresting the men further searches were conducted at another unit, where more than 50 Cannabis plants were found. Both men have been released […]

Teenagers given words of advice by police after their behaviour leads to unnecessary call-out

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A member of the public reported seeing a group of teenagers in costume masks, and hearing screams of pain, in Orchard Fields, Malton, shortly before 8pm on Monday 15 March 2021. Officers attended, and searched the surrounding area, using thermal imaging equipment and Fire and Rescue Service lighting. Five youths were located, and said they […]

Police safely resolve incident on Ouse Bridge, York

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Shortly before 8pm on Monday 15 March 2021, police received reports of concern for the safety of a man near Ouse Bridge in York. Police negotiators attended and spoke to the man at length. At about 12.30am he was secured by officers. He will attend a police station as a voluntary attendee in connection with […]

Body found in Skipton churchyard

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Officers attended and a man in his mid-40s was sadly pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics. There are not believed to be any suspicious circumstances surrounding his death and a report will be prepared for the coroner for an inquest at a later date.

Appeal for information after Kearby burglary

Appeal for information after Kearby burglary

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The incident happened between 7pm and 11.30pm on Saturday 13 March 2021 when suspects entered a residential property in Kearby, Harrogate. They entered through a secure window and stole watches from a bedroom before leaving the scene. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we […]

Appeal for information after cyclist suffers serious injuries

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Between 10.30am and 10.45am on 5 March 2021, a cyclist was discovered on Station Road, Wistow with significant head injuries and no memory of how they had occurred. The cyclist was taken to hospital via ambulance after a member of the public found him at the roadside and was later released to recover at home. […]