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Late-night quad bike pursuit ends in arrest

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A member of the public in the Danby Wiske area, north of Northallerton, called police at 3.30am yesterday, Thursday 11 June 2020, having seen quad bikes drive past his house. Due to the suspicious circumstances, North Yorkshire Police officers attended immediately, including specialist roads policing officers with pursuit training. Just after 3.45am, one quad bike […]

Land Rover security alert – vehicles targeted by thieves in rural North Yorkshire

Land Rover security alert – vehicles targeted by thieves in rural North Yorkshire

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Owners are being warned that thieves may be targeting the distinctive vehicles, and the properties where they are parked. During the day on Thursday 4 June 2020, a Land Rover Defender parked in Sutton-in-Craven was damaged in a suspected attempt to steal it. Later the same day, a few minutes before midnight, at a farm […]

Van seized and man arrested in connection with agri-vehicle theft investigations

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Officers from North Yorkshire Police’s Rural Taskforce are investigating the man in connection with offences including the theft of an all-terrain vehicle from the Pateley Bridge area last month. On the afternoon of Tuesday 2 June 2020, officers from the force’s Roads Policing Group stopped a Ford Transit Luton van on the A629 western bypass […]

Invaluable support of Rural Watch volunteers hailed by North Yorkshire Police

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North Yorkshire Police is taking the opportunity to say ‘thank you’ to all its volunteers this National Volunteers Week (Monday 1 June – Sunday 7 June). Of the force’s 509 volunteers, 142 serve their communities as Rural Watch volunteers. They assist in the running and administration of Mobile Rural Watch (MRW) groups, supported by hundreds […]