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Archive – April, 2021

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Police ‘caravan convoy’ appeal after Selby thefts

Posted on in News stories, Rural

Between 3pm on Monday 26 April and 12pm the following day, offenders entered a caravan storage area in a field north of Selby. Five caravans were stolen. It is believed they were driven across fields in the direction of Cawood, and left the area in an unknown direction. However, one line of enquiry is that […]

Harrogate man receives 10 year prison sentence for multiple child sex offences

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30 year-old Dale Michael Tyson of Christina Street, Harrogate was on Friday (23 April 2021) sentenced at York Crown Court for 17 offences including sexual communication with a child and distributing indecent images of a child. Tyson posed under an alter ego online in order to talk to children and obtain sexual images of them, […]

Motorhome owners across North Yorkshire urged to be vigilant after more ‘purchase’ attempts

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Earlier this month, several owners reported receiving cold callers asking to buy campervans parked on drives in and around Selby – even though they were not for sale. A further report of similar activity has been made in the Hawes area of Richmondshire, suggesting that those responsible may now be targeting other areas. On 19 […]

Appeal for information after fatal collision near Masham

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The incident happened around 11.50am yesterday (Sunday 25 April 2021) on the A6108 just outside of the village of Masham near the quarry. A blue BMW R1200RT motorbike was travelling along the road from the direction of Leyburn and a red Moto Guzzi motorbike was travelling the opposite direction towards Leyburn, when the two vehicles […]

Appeal following bag theft in York

Posted on in Local appeals

She was standing beside her car boot in Strensall Common car park, of Lords Moor Lane, when she felt a push to her back. Her dark-coloured rucksack was stolen during the incident. The suspect is believed to be a man in a dark hooded top who was around 5ft 10ins tall and of slim build. […]