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Public urged to report sightings of missing York teenager

Police are appealing for the public’s help to trace a missing York teenager. Faye Simpson, aged 13, was reported missing at around 9.30am on Tuesday 20 January 2015, after failing to attend lessons at Joseph Rowntree School, in New Earswick. Officers have been searching the local area in an effort to locate Faye and are urging the public to report ...

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Elderly man knocked down in Skipton

Harrogate Police

Skipton police are appealing for information to find the driver of a car which hit an 89-year-old man and drove off without stopping. At around 2.25pm on Friday 28 November 2014, the elderly pedestrian, who was using a walking stick at the time, left Skipton Library and began to cross the High Street towards the Town Hall car park. As ...

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Urgent appeal to trace missing Dunnington man

North Yorkshire Police have issued an urgent appeal to help find a man who is missing from his home in Dunnington, York. Clive Nicholson, 57, went missing on Sunday 19 October 2014. Police investigations so far lead officers to believe that he has travelled to the Sheffield area in a dark blue Ford Mondeo estate car, registration number CV11 SJY ...

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Police hunt wanted Selby man

Greg Tate

Selby police are appealing for the public’s help to locate a wanted man from the town. Greg Tate, 25, is wanted as he has breached bail conditions imposed by the Crown Court which bar him from entering Selby. He is described as white, 5ft 10in tall with a medium build and brown hair. Tate is known to have connections in ...

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CCTV issued following Northallerton assault

Northallerton police have issued moving CCTV of some members of the public they want to trace following a serious assault in the town. The incident happened In the early hours of Sunday 15 June 2014, after the victim, a man in his thirties from Northallerton, had been enjoying a night out after watching the England v Italy game during the ...

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18-year-old dies following collision near Farndale

An 18-year-old man from Middlesbrough has died following a collision near Farndale on the North York Moors. The man was a passenger in a blue Peugeot 307 which left the road as it travelled along Blakey Bank – a minor road between Blakey Road and the village of Church Houses. The collision happened at around 5.20pm on Saturday 4 October ...

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Appeal to find Land Rover after woman injured in collision


Skipton police have issued an appeal to trace a Land Rover Discovery following a collision near Skyreholme (around 6 miles West of Pateley Bridge). The incident happened at around 6.30pm on Thursday 2 October 2014, when a Vauxhall Adam was travelling along the unclassified road which leads from the B6265 towards Skyreholme. The Vauxhall left the road and collided with ...

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Motorcyclist injured in Northallerton collision


It occurred in Northallerton at approximately 4pm on Saturday 27 September 2014, on the A167, at the junction with Standard Way industrial estate. The collision involved a blue Volkswagen Bora car and an orange Yamaha motorcycle. As a result of the incident the rider, a 49-year-old man from Billingham, suffered leg injuries and was taken to James Cook Hospital, Middlesbrough, ...

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Skipton CCTV appeal after tips stolen from restaurant

Skipton police have issued a CCTV image of a woman they would like to speak to in connection with the theft of tips from the counter at Bizzie Lizzie’s Fish and Chip restaurant. The tips were stolen on two occasions while the manager was distracted. Once on 11 September and again on 13 September 2014. Officers would like to speak ...

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Man convicted of ‘Ponzi’ investment scheme, taking £2.3 million from 28 victims


Geoffrey Langdale of Bentham, North Yorkshire, has (Thursday 25 September 2014) been sentenced to six years at Bradford Crown Court after he was found guilty of running a ‘Ponzi’ investment scheme. Mr Langdale is aged 63 and from Springfield, Bentham, North Yorkshire. His victims lived in Bentham, Ingleton, Lancaster, Doncaster, Penrith, Windermere, Preston, Buxton, Colwyn Bay, Bury, Carnforth and Felixtowe. ...

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