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Man arrested after car stopped by police on A64

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Specially-trained officers brought the grey Audi to a stop on the A64 at Headley Bar, near Tadcaster. A man in his 20s in the car had suffered serious knife injuries. He was taken to hospital, where he continues to receive treatment. He has been arrested in connection with the incident. A woman in her 40s […]

Arrest made after man stabbed outside takeaway in Selby

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At around 9.30pm on Friday 25 June 2021 an altercation between a group of men broke out in the alleyway next to the Golden Skewer takeaway. A 37-year-old man from Selby received a stab injury to the chest and was airlifted to Leeds General Infirmary. He received treatment for his injuries and has since been […]

21-year-old man arrested in connection with Thorpe Willoughby stabbing

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An 18-year-old man suffered stab wounds and was taken to hospital where he received treatment for his injuries. A 21-year-old man has been arrested in the Selby area and remains in custody for questioning. A North Yorkshire Police spokeswoman said: “We recognise that such an incident will have been alarming to local people, however, please […]

Appeal following sexual assault in Sherburn in Elmet

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It happened on Garden Lane at about 9am on Tuesday 11 May 2021, and involved a male suspect inappropriately touching a teenage girl. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. The suspect is believed to have been wearing black mesh trainers – no further description is known. […]

Update: man charged in connection with damage to vehicles in villages between York and Tadcaster

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In the early hours of today, Thursday 6 May 2021, a large number vehicles parked on the roadside have had their windscreens smashed and other damage caused, totalling thousands of pounds in value. It appears that offenders travelled between York and Tadcaster in a vehicle, damaging parked vehicles in various villages as they passed through. […]