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Appeal for information after number of incidents including a robbery in Ripon

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The first incident was a robbery that happened at approximately 6.30pm on King Street. A 23 year-old man was attacked by two or three suspects who are described as young males. The victim’s mobile phone and watch were stolen during the incident and he sustained injuries to his face. In the second report incident, four […]

Three fresh arrests in connection with the death of Josh Reeson

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Officers investigating the tragic death of 15 year old Josh Reeson have today arrested three more people in connection with the incident. An 18-year-old man and two teenage boys, aged 16 and 17, were arrested on suspicion of Conspiracy to supply Class A drugs. The 17 year old was also arrested on suspicion of being […]

Firearms security posters urge owners to review security

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Posters with a hard-hitting safety message are being distributed to dealers and other organisations. They urge owners to make sure nobody else knows how to access their cabinet – including family members. Inspector Andy Palmer, of North Yorkshire Police’s Firearms Licensing team, said: “Sadly, our firearms licensing team does come across circumstances in which uncertificated […]

Sheep dies following incident in Great Ayton

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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 […]

Appeal for information following burglary at Scarborough garage

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The incident happened at about 3am on Saturday 30 January 2021. High-value tools and equipment were stolen, including an off-road pit bike. Officers are asking members of the public to get in touch if they have information that will help with the investigation. Anyone with any information is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on […]

Appeal following motorbike fire in Norton

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It happened on Whitewall, Norton at around 6pm-7pm on Thursday 28 January 2021, and involved a motorbike on fire in the road and having to be extinguished by North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information […]