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Security advice for rural building sites after burglaries

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Overnight between 29 and 30 May 2019, offenders targeted a building site on Church Lane, Wheldrake, breaking into a welfare unit and stealing lifting chains, a power lead and 200 litres of red diesel. Between 6pm on 1 June and 8am on 2 June 2019, a building site on Market Weighton Road in Barlby was […]

Man’s careless driving caused the death of two Selby women

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At about 10.40pm on Wednesday 30 August 2017, a collision occurred on the A1041 Selby to Snaith road. It involved two vehicles – a white Ford Transit van, driven by Samuel Balaam, and a black Ford Fiesta. The two women in the Fiesta, Halina Malinowska, 69, and Wilma Ryan, 63, both from Selby, suffered serious […]

Appeal following theft at Smith Metals, Thorpe Willoughby

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It happened between 8.30pm on Wednesday 15 May 2019 and 7.45am the next day. Someone has gained entry into the scrap yard via a neighbouring field and stolen a quantity of scrap metal. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information […]

Inspector Martin Wedgwood: quarterly update on local policing in Selby

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Protecting vulnerable people By working together with partners in the Selby Safer Community Hub, sharing information and putting resources from all partners into solving issues and complaints, we have been targeting those suffering from anti-social behaviours by providing specific patrols and interventions to challenge the behaviour of offenders. A partnership hub with Selby District Council […]

Appeal following violent incident in Selby

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It happened on Flaxley Road, Selby, between the junctions with Tennant Street and Hempbridge Road, at around 6pm on Saturday 6 April 2019. Police and paramedics attended the scene and two men were arrested. Both had suffered head injuries and required hospital treatment. A further three men were arrested on 9 April 2019 in respect […]