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Stained glass window smashed in burglary at Selby Abbey

Posted on in Local appeals

Police are appealing for witnesses and information about the burglary, which occurred between 11pm on Saturday 17 October 2020 and 1am the following day. A First World War memorial stained glass window was smashed by an unknown offender to gain entry. They went on to steal a tablet computer and a small amount of cash. […]

Police call for stable yard vigilance after horsebox theft

Posted on in News stories, Rural

At about 9.30pm on Tuesday 15 September 2020, a black and silver horsebox was stolen from stables near Burton Salmon. A gate lock was broken, and a horsebox kept there was dragged off by a silver estate car. Anyone who saw anything suspicious, or has any information about the theft, is asked to contact North […]

“Frightening experience” for robbery victim in Selby as two teenagers charged to court

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The incident occurred on Portholme Road, close to the junction with Bainbridge Drive, at around 3.45pm on Wednesday 9 September 2020. The victim, a 19-year-old man, was walking with his girlfriend when they approached by a group of six youth including some on bicycles. The man was assaulted causing head and facial injuries. His wallet […]

Sherburn in Elmet: Leeds man arrested in connection with Co-op cash-in-transit robbery

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The robbery occurred at the Co-op store on Finkle Hill on Friday 21 August 2020. It was reported to North Yorkshire Police at 8.18am. Two men wearing balaclavas and carrying knives approached security staff before they made off in a white vehicle with a large amount of money. No-one was injured during the incident. Extensive […]