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Bogus caller and scam warning for Selby residents

Bogus caller and scam warning for Selby residents

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Officers in the district are concerned about increasing numbers of people receiving unwanted doorstep traders and telephone scams. Groups of people selling household wares have been active in communities on the outskirts of the district, such as Camblesforth, South Milford, Sherburn, Monk Fryston and Tadcaster. On occasions, they can become aggressive when challenged. There have […]

Police ‘caravan convoy’ appeal after Selby thefts

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Between 3pm on Monday 26 April and 12pm the following day, offenders entered a caravan storage area in a field north of Selby. Five caravans were stolen. It is believed they were driven across fields in the direction of Cawood, and left the area in an unknown direction. However, one line of enquiry is that […]

Appeal following violence in Tadcaster

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It happened in the area of Rosemary Court and Commercial Street at about 7.45pm on Saturday 17 April 2021, and involved a group of men fighting. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information regarding the identities of those involved. Anyone […]

Covid response update

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“During the past week (12-18 April 2021), North Yorkshire Police has issued only seven Covid-related Fixed Penalty Notices. They occurred at the weekend and they were all for indoor gatherings – four in Ripon and three in Scarborough. In line with the gradual easing of the lockdown, our focus is very much on reacting to […]

Patrols stepped up following suspicious activity targeting motorhomes

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Over the last few weeks, owners of vehicles such as motorhomes and campervans have reported receiving ‘cold callers’ on their doorsteps, asking to buy them – even though they are not for sale. Officers are concerned that this activity could be linked to criminality, and are urging owners to be vigilant and check the security […]

Appeal for witnesses after man dies in collision near Brotherton

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The collision occurred at about 2.40pm on Wednesday 14 April 2021, and involved a grey estate car and a white, red and blue motorcycle. Both vehicles were travelling towards Brotherton at the time of the collision. Sadly, the rider was pronounced dead at the scene. North Yorkshire Police are appealing for any witnesses to the […]