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Archive – May, 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.

Witness appeal for crash on A169 near Malton

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened at the Eden Camp roundabout at around 8.30pm on Sunday (16th May). A grey Honda Civic was the only vehicle involved. The car is believed to have travelled from Kirkbymoorside along the A170 to Pickering. It has then travelled at speed along the A169 towards Malton before crashing. The driver stayed at the […]

21-year-old man arrested in connection with Thorpe Willoughby stabbing

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An 18-year-old man suffered stab wounds and was taken to hospital where he received treatment for his injuries. A 21-year-old man has been arrested in the Selby area and remains in custody for questioning. A North Yorkshire Police spokeswoman said: “We recognise that such an incident will have been alarming to local people, however, please […]

Our area is still the safest place in the country

Posted on in Good News, News stories

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) “Crime in England and Wales: year ending December 2020” release shows a crime rate of just 49.9 per 1,000 people – the lowest rate in the country, and far below the national rate of 80.8. North Yorkshire is the only police force area in the country that had a […]

Appeal following serious collision on the A64

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It happened at around 4pm on Thursday 13 May a collision occurred between a red tractor and a black Yamaha motorcycle, both of which were travelling west towards Malton. The rider of the motorcycle, a 40-year-old man, was taken to hospital with serious life-threatening injuries. The driver of the tractor, a 58-year-old man, was not […]

Appeal following sexual assault in Sherburn in Elmet

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened on Garden Lane at about 9am on Tuesday 11 May 2021, and involved a male suspect inappropriately touching a teenage girl. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. The suspect is believed to have been wearing black mesh trainers – no further description is known. […]