At about 2.30am yesterday, Wednesday 16 December 2020, a farmer in the Craven district, near Gargrave, received an alert that his quad bike was being moved. He called North Yorkshire Police on 999, and officers made towards the remote location immediately. When they arrived, the suspects had fled over fields into the darkness. However, they […]
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They happened at Hilton Lane and Park Row, sometime between 10.30am and 6pm. Unknown suspects forced entry and left with around £1,000 worth of jewellery. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help identify potential suspects. In particular, we are appealing for information about any jewellery you may have seen for sale on local social […]
It happened outside the Coach and Horses pub on Commercial Street at 6.20pm on Friday 11 December 2020 It involved the victim, a 41 year-old male, being threatened by two males he had approached after witnessing one of the males urinating on the pub wall. It is alleged that the first offender took off his […]
The first incident happened in Aiskew on A684 Bedale Road, near to the railway level crossing, at 4.30pm on Tuesday 1 December 2020. Two 11-year-old girls who were approached by a man in a white van. He got out and shouted to the girls who became frightened and ran home. The second incident occurred about […]
North Yorkshire Police is receiving an increasing number of reports from residents falling victim to ‘ghost broking’ fraud in which car insurance is provided fraudulently by scammers. Residents may receive correspondence from an insurance company, thanking them for insuring their vehicle with them but the resident receiving the correspondence does not own the vehicle or […]
The incident happened on Horner Street at around 7.50pm on Monday 7 December 2020. Two teenage boys wearing hooded tops entered the vehicle and it is believed they drove it down Burton Stone Lane and onto Burton Green where it was abandoned. The car was later returned to the owner. Anyone with information that could […]