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Appeal to find family of Anthony Atkinson

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Last week we issued an appeal when Antony, 76, went missing on 27 July, but sadly his body was recovered from the River Ouse a few days later. We need to trace his two sons who are believed to be from the York area and possibly aged in their 50s. If you have any information […]

Urgent appeal to find a missing Stokesley man

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William Matthews, 66, is described as 6ft tall, bald with round shoulders. He was last seen wearing blue jeans, blue trainers and a dark blue t-shirt. Officer believe he could be in his white 17-reg Land Rover Discovery Sport which was last seen travelling towards Middlesbrough. A spokeswoman for the force said: “Our officers are […]

Appeal following recovery of mobile phones – where you at the Deer Shed Base Camp Plus festival this weekend?

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A number of mobile telephones have been recovered which police believe  may have been stolen at the event between 1 and 2 August. Officers are appealing for information from anyone who may have had property stolen or may have witnessed any suspicious activity. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire […]

Wesley Waterworth jailed for selling cocaine in Harrogate

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Waterworth, 29, was arrested in March last year following a short chase after he fled from officers who spotted a drug deal taking place outside a social club on East Parade. A search of his clothing revealed over £570 in cash and following a further search of his home at the time, officers found more […]

Man charged with murder in Skipton park

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The 18-year-old from Huddersfield was arrested at the weekend following police searches in West Yorkshire. He was charged with one count of murder and appeared at York Magistrates’ Court today. He has been remanded in custody to appear at Bradford Crown Court on Wednesday (4 August). The victim, a man in his 40s, was found […]