On the afternoon of Monday 8 February 2021, a husky type dog ran through a hedge and into an electric fence into a field, and attacked two sheep. One suffered a severe leg injury, and the other fled until it collapsed with exhaustion. The cost of treatment could run into hundreds of pounds. The owner […]
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Between 9.30pm on Tuesday 9 February and 12.05am on Wednesday 10 February, thieves forced open a secure compound at Murton, York. They stole a total of four quad bikes in two separate visits. Three quad bikes were driven along the A64 westbound at around 9.45pm, and were last seen close to the A162 junction. It […]
At 7.50am on Tuesday 9 February, a woman was seen walking her dog on a public footpath on New Road. The dog was off the lead, and ran across to a field full of sheep enclosed in electric fencing. The dog pinned one of the sheep to the ground. The woman then went into the […]
The incident occurred in the field directly opposite Great Ayton High Street, at about 3.30pm on Monday 25 January 2021. It is believed three men were in the field with a Lurcher-type dog which was off its lead. As a result of the attack a sheep was left with severe injuries, and the farmer was […]
At about 10am on Sunday 24 January 2021 , police were called with a report that a blue Subaru Impreza was involved in poaching activity in the rural Bedale area. North Yorkshire Police officers attended immediately, and – thanks to information provided by the caller – were able to locate and stop a car a […]
On the afternoon of Saturday 23 January 2021, police were called to a report that suspected poachers were chasing hares with a dog in a field near Chapel Haddlesey, Selby. North Yorkshire Police officers attended immediately, and arrested two men in their 30s. They were taken to custody, and both subsequently charged with hunting a […]