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Claudia Lawrence investigation: Searches at Sand Hutton Gravel Pits conclude

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Detective Superintendent Wayne Fox, Head of the Major Investigation Team, has confirmed that nothing of obvious significance was located during searches of part of the wooded area and in the smaller of the two lakes. A small number of items were recovered during the two-week search. Whilst these items are being assessed for their forensic […]

Police searching local area in Claudia Lawrence investigation

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Superintendent Wayne Fox, Head of North Yorkshire Police’s Major Investigation Team and the Senior Investigating Officer in the case, said: “The searches which have commenced today (Tuesday 24 August 2021) at Sand Hutton Gravel Pits are in relation to the disappearance and suspected murder of Claudia Lawrence more than 12 years ago. “I cannot say […]

Appeal following criminal damage at Scruton Cricket Club in Northallerton

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The incident took place at Scruton Cricket Club on Station Road in Northallerton on Saturday 7 August 2021 between 5.30am and 6.30am, where damage has been caused to the wicket covers. Officers are conducting enquiries to determine the circumstances of the incident. They would like to speak to three youths – two boys and a […]

CCTV appeal after theft from Northallerton shop

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North Yorkshire Police has issued a CCTV image of a woman they would like to speak to following the theft of meat products from the Marks & Spencer Food Store on Friarage Street in Northallerton around 4.30pm on Monday 26 July 2021. A woman was seen entering the store and taking a number of packets […]

Urgent appeal to find a missing Stokesley man

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William Matthews, 66, is described as 6ft tall, bald with round shoulders. He was last seen wearing blue jeans, blue trainers and a dark blue t-shirt. Officer believe he could be in his white 17-reg Land Rover Discovery Sport which was last seen travelling towards Middlesbrough. A spokeswoman for the force said: “Our officers are […]

Appeal following recovery of mobile phones – where you at the Deer Shed Base Camp Plus festival this weekend?

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A number of mobile telephones have been recovered which police believe  may have been stolen at the event between 1 and 2 August. Officers are appealing for information from anyone who may have had property stolen or may have witnessed any suspicious activity. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire […]

Northallerton area appeal following fatal three-vehicle collision on A19 near Thimbleby

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It occurred at around 12.45am today (Tuesday 28 July 2021) and involved a green Polaris all-terrain vehicle with a trailer, a white Vauxhall Vivaro van, and a black VW Golf. It is believed the Polaris had entered the south-bound carriageway of the A19 from the direction of Thimbleby when the initial collision occurred with the […]