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Five injured in helicopter crash

Five people have been seriously injured after a helicopter crashed at Breighton Airfield near Selby this evening.

The emergency services were called to the former RAF base just after 6pm following reports that a helicopter had crashed.

Two people were taken by air ambulance to hospital - one to Leeds General Infirmary and the other to Hull Royal Infirmary.

The three other injured people were taken to hospital by ambulance. None of the injuries are believed to be life threatening .

The Air Accident Investigation Branch will be leading the investigation to establish what caused the crash.


Boy due in court over stabbing in village near Selby

The scene on Manor Farm Close Credit: ITV news

A teenage boy is due in court this morning charged over the stabbing of a woman in a village near Selby.

The 16-year-old will appear before York magistrates accused of wounding with intent.

North Yorkshire Police launched a manhunt after the woman, in her 40s, was injured in an incident on Manor Farm Close in Carlton on Wednesday morning.

Her injuries were serious but not life threatening.

Police call off hunt for 16-year-old after making arrest over stabbing

North Yorkshire Police have located sixteen year old Connor Woodrow from Carlton in the Selby area.

Officers arrested him in connection with the incident that took place in Carlton yesterday morning, Wednesday 8 June 2016. He remains in police custody.

Locating Connor was made possible by some information passed to police by a member of the public.

“Officers have worked relentlessly in their efforts to trace Connor Woodrow, and it was with the help of the public that we were able to locate him tonight.

I want to thank each and every member of the public who has come forward with information to assist in this investigation.”

– Detective Chief Inspector Allan Harder

Village stabbing victim 'in stable condition' as hunt for teenager continues

A woman in her 40s who was stabbed at her home in the village of Carlton, near Selby this morning is in a stable condition and speaking to detectives.

Police say the woman is not a relative of Connor Woodrow, the 16-year-old boy suspected of the stabbing and currently on the run.

Police say the teenager is believed to be on foot and a police helicopter continues to scour the area.

Teenage suspect Connor Woodrow Credit: North Yorkshire Police

Chief Inspector Charlotte Bloxham of North Yorkshire Police told ITV that that they are relying on the public to watch out for Connor, but not to approach him.

Soon after the incident, children at two local schools were allowed to leave but only if accompanied by an adult.

Police name 16-year-old boy being hunted over stabbing near Selby

Connor Woodrow Credit: North Yorkshire Police

Police are hunting a 16-year-old boy who is suspected of stabbing a woman.

Connor Woodrow is wanted after the woman, in her 40s, suffered knife wounds in Manor Farm Close in Carlton, Goole, near Selby this afternoon. The woman is being treated in hospital.

North Yorkshire Police say specialist units are at the scene and searches are being conducted in the area. A thorough investigation to establish the full circumstances surrounding the event is underway.

A spokesman said: "If Connor is listening to or sees this appeal he is asked to surrender to the police.

"Anyone who has seen Connor is urged not to approach him and call 999 immediately."

Armed police are at the scene on Manor Farm Close, which has been cordoned off while investigations are carried out, but residents are being allowed back into their homes.

Schools nearby kept pupils behind as a safety precaution.

According to his social media profile, Connor recently left Howden Secondary School and works at KFC.


Woman's death 'unexplained' after body recovered from house following fire near Selby

The house was cordoned off today Credit: ITV news

A woman's body has been recovered from a house following a fire in a village near Selby.

Emergency services were called to Moat Way in Brayton at 1am today.

North Yorkshire Police said the body of a woman, believed to be in her 40s, was found at the address.

The scene has been cordoned off.

A force spokesman said: "Detectives are currently treating her death as unexplained and are urging witnesses to get in touch."

Police appeal to trace wanted Goole man

Police are appealing for help to trace a wanted man from Goole.

Credit: North Yorkshire Police

Paul Eldin has failed to answer bail and attend court in relation to an assault.

Police say he has connections in the Snaith and Selby area and Castleford, West Yorkshire.

Officers are urging anyone with any information about Eldin's whereabouts to get in touch.

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