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Pickering: Appeal following indecent exposure incident at car park

Posted on in Local appeals

A woman reported that she was near the C0-op supermarket when an unknown man indecently exposed himself. The incident lasted around five minutes and caused the woman a significant amount of distress and alarm. Enquiries remain ongoing and we are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. On Tuesday […]

Police appeal to trace biker who witnessed shocking assault on a man in Scarborough

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The incident, which has left the victim in a critical condition, took place at the corner of Ramshill Road and Westbourne Grove, opposite the Ramshill Hotel. Detectives want to speak to any witnesses and drivers who were in the area at the time of the incident, especially those who may have captured dash cam footage. […]

Motorcyclist seriously injured in collision near Whitby

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At about 4.20pm on Sunday 18 July 2021, a black Yamaha motorcycle was travelling on the B1416 from Sneaton towards the Woodsmith Mine when it left the road near to the turning for Littlebeck. The rider, a man in his 30s from Hull, was thrown from his bike into a roadside ditch. Prior to the […]

Investigation after ‘heritage crime’ arson at historic North Yorkshire chapel

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At about 9pm on Sunday 13 June 2021, a fire was reported in a storage room adjoining the War Memorial Chapel in a remote area near Oldstead, Ryedale. North Yorkshire Police officers and firefighters from North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service attended the scene. The chapel was built from the ruins of a hillside farm […]

Appeal for witnesses following crash on A174 near to Ellerby

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It happened at 5.10pm on 26 May 2021 and involved a white Ford Fiesta and a white Vauxhall van. Two air ambulances attended the scene and after assessment, three casualties were taken by land ambulance to James Cook Hospital in Middlesbrough for treatment. Their injuries are not believed to be life-threatening. Officers are appealing for […]