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Appeal for information after RTC in Ripon

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North Yorkshire Police is appealing for information after a 22 year old woman suffered a minor head injury as a result of a road traffic collision on Studley Road, Ripon around 9.45pm on Wednesday 31 March 2021. The incident occurred near to the River Laver Holiday Park and involved a grey Fiat 500 car and […]

Appeal following theft of moped in Catterick Garrison

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It happened between 8.30pm on Tuesday 30 March 2021 and 7am the following day. The moped was stolen from a residential parking area on Chepstow Close in Catterick Garrison. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. We are appealing for information about any suspicious activity in the […]

Appeal for witnesses after biker injured on A169 near Goathland

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It happened around 4pm on Tuesday afternoon (30 March 2021) and involved a Black Kawasaki Motorcycle that left the road and came to rest on moorland. The rider, a man in his 30s,  was air-lifted to James Cook Hospital in Middlesbrough for treatment. Officers are appealing for witnesses to the collision or anyone who recalls […]

Major roads policing operation to prevent fatalities begins this bank holiday weekend

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Officers say we have the ‘perfect storm’ for serious collisions, with a huge surge in traffic due to fairer weather, the long weekend, the easing of some lockdown rules and motorists’ skills going ‘rusty’ during lockdown. Motorists will notice a strong police presence as extra traffic units are deployed to key areas, including villages and […]

Covid response: Plea to be extremely careful this Easter – “We have come too far and made too many sacrifices for this effort to be wasted now”

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From Monday 29 March, as part of the new health protection regulations known as the Steps Regulations, there is no longer any restriction on leaving home without a reasonable excuse. The “stay at home” rule has come to an end. This means the police’s role in helping to tackle the public health crisis has become […]