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Body found in Skipton churchyard

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Officers attended and a man in his mid-40s was sadly pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics. There are not believed to be any suspicious circumstances surrounding his death and a report will be prepared for the coroner for an inquest at a later date.

Appeal for information after Kearby burglary

Appeal for information after Kearby burglary

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The incident happened between 7pm and 11.30pm on Saturday 13 March 2021 when suspects entered a residential property in Kearby, Harrogate. They entered through a secure window and stole watches from a bedroom before leaving the scene. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we […]

Appeal for information after cyclist suffers serious injuries

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Between 10.30am and 10.45am on 5 March 2021, a cyclist was discovered on Station Road, Wistow with significant head injuries and no memory of how they had occurred. The cyclist was taken to hospital via ambulance after a member of the public found him at the roadside and was later released to recover at home. […]

Appeal following burglary in Haxby

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The incident took place on Calf Close in Haxby between 10.30pm on Sunday 21 February and 7.30am on Monday 22 February 2021 when the locks were broken on a residential garage and a Vespa motorbike was stolen, together with a Dewalt drill and electric screwdriver with charger. Police are appealing for anyone who may have […]

Appeal for information following Morton-on-Swale shop theft

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The incident happened around 1.20pm on 23 February 2021 at the Premier Express shop in Morton-on-Swale. Two men took items from the shop shelves, including some protein powder, and left without making payment. A witness initially came forward to provide a description of the suspects but did not leave any details. Police are keen to […]

Statement following Sarah Everard vigil at York Minster

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A North Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: “The tragic death of Sarah Everard in London has deeply saddened everyone at North Yorkshire Police. Around 150-200 people attended a candlelit vigil outside York Minster on Saturday (13 March) evening in memory of Sarah. “Officers allowed people to lay flowers whilst ensuring that the gathering took place in […]