Home > News

News: Selby District

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.

Claudia Lawrence investigation: Searches at Sand Hutton Gravel Pits conclude

Posted on in News stories

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

Posted on in News stories

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 for information following a report of suspicious activity in the Fairburn area of Selby

Posted on in Local appeals

Officers are appealing for information following a suspicious incident at property in Fairburn near Selby. On Wednesday 1 September 2021 a homeowner in the area contacted police as her CCTV cameras had picked up images of a man and boy on her property. When challenged by a neighbour the man said he was looking for […]

Tadcaster: Investigation ongoing into suspected acid attack

Posted on in News stories

The incident occurred at a house on Auster Bank View at around 3.45pm on Monday 9 August 2021. Paramedics, firefighters and police officers were alerted to the location and provided emergency treatment to the victim who is aged in his 50s. He suffered burns to his head and around his eyes which temporarily affected his […]