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Appeal following incident of Arson in York

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It happened in the war memorial gardens on Esplanade at approximately 7:15 am on 26 August 2021 and involved a tent being set on fire. Along with the tent, there were a number of other personal belongings which were also damaged beyond repair. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances […]

Secluded area in York cordoned off to allow shell to be safely detonated

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It was found by a member of the public who was using a metal detector today (Thursday, 2 September). Explosives experts from the MOD will be carrying out a controlled explosion at around 6.30am tomorrow. Police are currently keeping the area safe with a scene guard and cordon.  The device is going to be detonated […]

Appeal for witnesses following collision on the A65 near Skipton

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The incident happened at around 6.20pm and involved a silver Citroen Dispatch, a blue Mercedes Benz and a grey Seat Leon. All of the cars were badly damaged, and the road was closed while the vehicles were recovered. A number of people were taken to hospital with serious but not believed to be life threatening, […]

Body found in search for missing Scarborough man

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A Royal Air Force Mountain Rescue Service team searching for the 54 year-old missing man from Scarborough, Steven Pearson, have sadly discovered a body in woodland near Knipe Point, Scarborough. He has not yet been formally identified but his family have been informed and are being supported by officers. We ask that the privacy of […]

Wanted Skipton man arrested

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The 28 year old Skipton man, Jamie Adam Carroll who was wanted for breach of a restraining order has now been arrested. Thank you to everyone who shared the appeal to locate him. Ref: 12210056558