An investigation is underway after thieves escaped with 4ft ornamental chimney! It was stolen from a front garden of a house in Crofts Hill in Flamborough.
The chimney which had sat in situ for the past 25 year was originally cream in colour but had weathered over the years. Police say the thieves would have had to use a vehicle to take it away due to its weight. The theft happened overnight Monday 24th February.
"Although this appears to be the only garden theft in the area, anyone with ornaments in their gardens are asked to try to secure them in some way or mark them with your postcode or another significant marker which would detract the thief from taking your property. "
The largest harbour crane in the UK will be arriving at Able Seaton Port tomorrow (Thursday), marking a step forward in Able UK’s expansion of its port in the Humber.
The multi-million pound Leibherr LHM600SHL mobile crane is being delivered from Rostock in Germany.
It is able to lift 208 tonnes, has a 58 metres radius with its hook height increased from the standard 45 metres to 64 metres, together with an increased fulcrum height in order to reach over tall structures such as semi-submersible oil rigs.
Humberside police have released an image of a man following a robbery at a post office in Bilton. The postmistress, who was alone in the shop in Main Road on February 17th, was said to have been "left terrified by the ordeal".
She had just cashed up when two men entered the shop, allegedly armed with some type of hammer, and used some force to break the protective glass shielding the postmistress. A coin dispenser was stolen and the two men got into a car and drove off.
The post office is situated on a busy main road and police are asking any motorists and people travelling past to contact them if they saw a blue coloured Mazda MX5 car parked outside the Post Office, then driving off, immediately after the incident. P
Humberside Police and Crime Commissioner Matthew Grove has announced that the policing precept for 2014/15 will increase by 1.99%, equating to £3.45 per annum for a Band D property.
They say the increase will generate £850,000, allowing up to 20 more police officers to continue to be employed, and investments made in mobile technology to keep officers out on patrol in their communities.
Six people have been arrested on suspicion of selling counterfeit products online in East Yorkshire and north Lincolnshire.
The arrests are part of an ongoing Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) investigation that was launched following a referral from software giant Microsoft.
The police inquiry is targeting a criminal operation selling fake Product Keys, Windows re-installation discs and Key Cards through a number of accounts on an online selling platform.
A woman, 40, and two men, 21 and 20, were arrested at their home in Barton-upon-Humber, where a number of suspected counterfeit items were seized by detectives from London, with support from Humberside Police.
Two men, 70 and 38, and a woman, 66, were arrested a few hours later at a second address, where more suspected counterfeit items were seized.
A Microsoft specialist has estimated the suspected counterfeit items located at the two properties to be valued in excess of £100,000.
The 66 year old woman was later released from bail.
Humberside Police is holding an open day, between 10am and 3.30pm to mark the recent re-opening of Bransholme Police Station,
It will give the public an opportunity to see behind the scenes of a police station and also interact with officers and partner agencies.
Neighbourhood Policing Team Inspector for North Carr and East, Peter Ogden, said: "This unique event provides the local community a chance to have a look at the station and to meet some of their local Police Officers and PCSOs.
"Equally, it gives us the opportunity to meet the people who live and work in the area in which we serve."
Humberside police say the crime rate for their area has fallen, according to new statistics. Police say the total crimes reported between July 2012 and the end of June 2013 were down by four per cent, meaning 2,678 incidents.
There were reductions in victim-based crime, including robbery (down three per cent), domestic burglary (down five per cent), vehicle offences (down nine per cent), theft from the person (down 14 per cent) and criminal damage & arson (down 10 per cent).
However there was an increase in violence and sexual offences, along with non-domestic burglary and shoplifting - which are in line with the national level.
Police investigating an armed robbery in East Yorkshire two months ago have arrested three more people. The gang brandished a shotgun and an axe at staff and a delivery man, as they stole designer watches worth thousands of pounds from the Guest and Phillips store in Beverley.
The three people, along with 6 others from Nottinghamshire and South Yorkshire have all been released on Bail.
A search is underway for a missing 11-year-old boy from Grimsby, who has not been seen since Monday. Brandom Fitzgerald vanished from the family home in the town. He is described as around five feet tall and with short dark brown hair.