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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 […]

Witness appeal after car crashes into house in Ryedale

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The incident occurred on Thornton Lane, High Marishes, at around 3.25am today (Thursday 16 September 2021). It appears the red five-door Ford Fiesta crashed through a fence and demolished the living room of the house. Thankfully, the owners of the property were in bed at the time and were able to get to safety and […]

Appeal after man seriously injured in incident at Norton pub

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The incident happened near the rear car park of The Union pub in Norton at about 9.30pm on Saturday 11 September 2021. A man in his 20s suffered a serious head injury, and was taken by ambulance to York Hospital where he was treated and admitted. Two men have been arrested on suspicion of wounding […]

Appeal following racist graffiti in Malton and Norton

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Police are appealing for  information after racist graffiti has appeared in both Malton and Norton. Police has received reports of offensive graffiti being seen in the areas of Orchard Fields, County Bridge and Riverside Walk. Officers are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incidents and are asking anyone who […]

Specialist rural policing officers target illegal taking of fish

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Action is underway after concerns from the angling community about the illegal taking of fish from lakes in the Pickering area and elsewhere. It is an offence to take or destroy, or attempt to do so, any fish in water which is private property, or in which there is a private right of fishery. To […]

Appeal following assault at Norton Skate Park

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Police are appealing for information after a large group of young people threw an object at a member of the public at Norton Skate Park before subjecting them to verbal abuse. The incident occurred between 7-8pm on Tuesday 13 July 2021. Officers are aware of a number of instances of antisocial behaviour occurring at this […]

Vehicles damaged in Pickering – police appeal

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Between midnight and 7.40am on Friday 16 July 2021, two cars on Forest Road, Pickering, had an unknown substance poured over their bonnets, causing damage. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, […]