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A1 southbound collision

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Shortly before 2pm today (11 August 2021) North Yorkshire Police received reports of a single vehicle collision on the A1 southbound just north of junction 47 near Allerton Park. A black Ford Focus had collided with the central reservation. The female driver is not believed to have suffered any injuries in the collision but was […]

Tadcaster: Investigation ongoing into suspected acid attack

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The incident occurred at a house on Auster Bank View at around 3.45pm on Monday 9 August 2021. Paramedics, firefighters and police officers were alerted to the location and provided emergency treatment to the victim who is aged in his 50s. He suffered burns to his head and around his eyes which temporarily affected his […]

Scarborough: Sudden death of man at Throxenby Mere

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The man’s family have been informed and are receiving specialist support from the police. Low Road, which goes around the mere between the end of Lady Edith’s Drive and Red Scar Lane junction, had remained closed while enquiries were completed at the scene. The road re-opened at 9.20pm. Anyone with information that could assist the […]

Scarborough thieves who forced their way into a home are jailed

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21-year-old Kailib Shaun William Farrant of Castle Road, Scarborough was sentenced to four years and seven months imprisonment, 21-year-old Leon Alexander Wright also of Castle Road was sentenced to three years imprisonment and 20-year-old Calum Taylor of Westway, Scarborough was sentenced to four years and six months detention at a Young Offenders Institute. The men […]

Specialist rural policing officers target illegal taking of fish

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Action is underway after concerns from the angling community about the illegal taking of fish from lakes in the Pickering area and elsewhere. It is an offence to take or destroy, or attempt to do so, any fish in water which is private property, or in which there is a private right of fishery. To […]

Arrests after collision involving stolen vehicles in York

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North Yorkshire Police are investigating the collision, which occurred on Melrosegate, at the junction with Constantine Avenue, shortly after midnight in the early hours of 7 August 2021. The vehicles involved were a silver BMW, stolen on 6 August, and a blue VW Golf, stolen on 7 August. Everyone involved made off from the immediate […]