It occurred at a farm in the Eggborough area between 3pm on 26 August and 7am on 27 August 2018. The blue trailer is 28ft long and has “Philip Watkins” written in red down the side and is displaying the registration plate YN65 DMX on the back. It is believed the trailer was removed using a tractor. […]
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As a result of an escalation in incidents linked to the encampment, North Yorkshire Police launched an operation to remove it. Using powers under section 61 of the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994, which allows police to remove trespassers from land, the operation resulted in members of the traveller community leaving the site […]
The land owner is progressing their own civil action. Superintendent Lindsey Robson, North Yorkshire Police’s commander for the York and Selby District said: “We are liaising closely with the travelling community based at Whitley Bridge Cricket Club who have reassured us that they will be leaving the site by tomorrow at the latest. “It’s not […]
Between 7.15pm and 7.45pm on Tuesday 31 July 2018, an incident took place on the High Street near the bus station. It was reported that two men had got out of a vehicle after a bottle was thrown towards it, and had a verbal altercation with a teenage boy, leading to him being assaulted. A […]
Thomas Oakley, 21, of York, was arrested and convicted of the offence in 2016. However, he skipped bail and tried to start a new life in Scandinavia, York Crown Court heard. Specially-trained intelligence officers from North Yorkshire Police launched an investigation. They worked closely with police and other authorities in Finland and eventually tracked him […]
Officers investigating the unexplained death of a man, are appealing for information to help determine his identity.