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Appeal for information following a commercial burglary in Barlby

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Between 4pm and 11.30pm on Saturday 3 August 2019, thieves gained access to a garage on Barlby Road in Selby and removed mechanical items from three of the cars on the site. Officers are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information about […]

Appeal for information after burglary in Hemingbrough

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The burglary took place between 4pm Thursday 25 July and 6am Friday 26 July 2019 at a bungalow on Chestnut Rise in Hemingbrough. The resident was not at home during this time. The suspect/s have gained access to the property by smashing the window of a conservatory at the rear of the address. A number […]

Chip shop arsonist who set himself on fire is sent to prison

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>> WATCH the footage that helped convict him here Dramatic CCTV footage captured the moment Lubos Filek caught fire and fled across a main road in Selby after torching the business. The 40-year-old caused more than £100,000 of damage to Abbey Fisheries – but to this day he has refused to tell detectives why he […]

Appeal after serious collision involving car and motorcycle on A19 south of York

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At about 1.45pm on 17 July 2019, a collision occurred between Deighton and Crockey Hill. It involved a red Ford Fiesta and a black Piaggio motorcycle. The motorcyclist, a 17-year-old, received serious injuries. An off-duty officer was one of the first to arrive at the scene, and provided medical care until the emergency services arrived. […]