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Police continue the hunt for convicted rapist Jason Longhurst

Police continue the hunt for convicted rapist Jason Longhurst

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Earlier this month Longhurst was found guilty of the rape and strangulation of a teenage girl over ten years ago. He was sentenced to nine years’ imprisonment and placed on the sex offenders register indefinitely. However, 44-year-old Longhurst failed to attend York Crown Court and was sentenced in his absence. At the same time the […]

New arrests almost a year on from the tragic death of Josh Reeson

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Three people have been arrested today (Monday 20 September 2021) in connection with the tragic death of Josh Reeson. A 16-year-old girl, 17-year-old boy and a 34-year-old woman, all from York, have been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to supply Class A. They all remain in custody at this time. Josh died in the early […]

From West Yorkshire Police – Appeal After Nine-Year-Old Boy Dies Following Collision in Keighley

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Officers were called shortly after 9.30pm last night to a report of a collision on Sutton Lane, Keighley, near the junction with Knott Lane. Emergency services attended, including the air ambulance, but, despite medical treatment, a nine-year-old boy was pronounced deceased at the scene. It was reported that a white van was in collision with […]

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. […]