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Police and passers-by recognised for helping to save a woman’s life

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In August 2019, motorists reported a woman in distress on a bridge over the A64 near Malton. Five members of the public, including an off-duty police officer, approached the woman, and took hold of her, staying with her while the emergency services were called. When police arrived a short time later, PCSO Geoff Wynn also […]

Appeal for information after suspicious behaviour in Selby

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North Yorkshire Police is appealing for information after teenage girls were approached by a man acting suspiciously on two separate occasions in Selby. The incidents occurred on 4 January 2021 around 5.30-6pm and 10 January 2021 around 4pm and took place on Doncaster Road and Courtneys in the town. Each time a man driving a […]

Wakefield man arrested following pursuit that ended on Haxby railway line

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At around 9.20pm, officers on patrol in the Copmanthorpe area became suspicious when they spotted a white Mercedes. The vehicle failed to stop for the officers when requested and began to drive at speed along York ring road towards Hopgrove. Officers followed the car which reached speeds of up 100mph before it came to stop […]

Fixed Penalty Notices issued since 12 January 2021

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That takes the total number of FPNs issued since the third national lockdown began on 6 January 2021 to 241. The numbers are broken down by region, gender, age and breach below. NOTICES ISSUED SINCE 12 JAN 2021 Gender Breach Local Authority Area where Notice Issued Notices Issued Local Residents Visitors Male Female Being Outside […]

Witness appeal following fatal collision near Cross Hills

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At about 12.35pm on Tuesday 19 January 2021, a collision occurred on Colne Road between Cross Hills and Cowling, involving a Volvo XC60 and a Kia Picanto. A 21-year-old woman sadly died as a result of the collision. Police are appealing for anyone who witnessed the collision, or has dashcam footage of the vehicles involved, […]

Appeal following Kellington burglary

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A house was broken into on Kellington Lane at around6.20pm and the suspects got into a silver car – possible an Audi –  and left the area. Police are appealing to anyone who was in the area at the time and saw what happened or anyone with any dash-cam to get in touch. If you […]