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Police in Selby are asking for the public's help in trying to find a missing man.
34-year-old Daniel Mallows was last seen at 06:45 on Wednesday morning at his home in Fir Tree Close.
Officers say they are extremely concerned for Mr Mallows' welfare and appeal to anyone with any information as to his whereabouts to get in touch as a matter of urgency.
There are delays on First Transpennine Express trains between Hull and Selby due to road vehicle hitting a bridge.
More to follow.
One lane is closed and there is very slow traffic due to an accident on A1(M) Northbound between J42 A63 (Selby fork) and J43 M1 (Hook Moor).
Lane three (of three) is closed towards Wetherby.
Trains between Leeds, York and Selby are delayed by up to an hour tonight after a man ran on to the rail track near Leeds station.
Emergency services are dealing with the incident on the railway line adjacent to George Street in Leeds. It's believed the man suffered an electric shock after running on to the track at around 1538 today.
Delays are expected to continue until 17:30, according to National Rail.
“Our officers were called to the railway line near to Mecca Bingo on George Street in Leeds today, Tuesday, 3 November at 3.38pm, following reports of a male being electrocuted on the track.
The male, who has yet to be identified but is believed to be in his early 20’s, was treated at the scene by paramedics from West Yorkshire Ambulance service. He has been taken to hospital suffering from severe burns where his condition has been described as critical.
Officers are currently working to determine how the man sustained his injuries but at this stage are not treating the incident as suspicious.
The northbound lines out of the station were closed for a period of time whilst officers dealt with the incident. They re-opened at 4.32pm.”
The Environment Agency says it has made arrests as part of an investigation into a huge mound of rotting rubbish near Selby. Residents in Great Heck say they are being made physically sick by the smell from the tip as work begins to make sure the waste is removed safely. Chris Kiddey reports.
Selby Police station is to relocate to the District Council's Civic Centre.
The site is less than a mile away, but it is hoped the move will save one £120,000 a year.
Police investigating a fire at a salad factory at Camblesforth near Selby in North Yorkshire say they are treating it as suspicious
The blaze, which started last night , spread to a second building causing extensive damage.
Four fire crews along with several engines from Humberside and South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service were called out.
This was a large fire that has caused extensive damage. Extensive enquiries are underway, and we need to hear from anyone who may have information about the incident.
In particular, we want to speak to anyone who was driving in and around the Camblesforth area on Sunday evening, and saw anyone in the vicinity of the site. Any information, no matter how seemingly insignificant, could be crucial evidence that could assist the investigation.”
Police have stepped up inquiries to identify a body recovered from the river Ouse beneath the Selby swing bridge.
Emergency services were called to the bridge on Barlby Road on Saturday after reported sightings of an adult in the water. Police say they are treating the death as unexplained and enquiries are ongoing.