Police looking for a 73-year-old woman Sheila Sykes missing from her home near York, have found a body.
The former colleagues of a police officer who died in a road accident in North Yorkshire pay their respects.
North Yorkshire Police's temporary Chief Constable has led the tributes to PC Andrew Bramma, who tragically died while on duty.
North Yorkshire Police have named two men who died in separate crashes on Sunday.
Motorcyclist Darren Adams, 47, from Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland, died after an accident on the A171 near the Falcon Inn.
Lee Constable, 50, from Redcar, Cleveland, died after a crash on the A169 at Lockton.
Both inquests were opened and adjourned in Scarborough on Tuesday May 14.
Dave Jones has been named as the preferred candidate to head up North Yorkshire Police. His appointment is set to be approved by North Yorkshire's Police and Crime panel later in April.
A police chief from Northern Ireland has been chosen as the preferred candidate to head-up the North Yorkshire force. The county's Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC), Julia Mulligan, said Dave Jones brings with him a wealth of experience.
Currently Assistant Chief Constable of the Rural Region for the Police Service of Northern Ireland, Mr Jones said he was "immensely proud" to have been chosen.
His appointment has to be approved by North Yorkshire's Police and Crime panel. Speaking about her selection, the PCC said:
– Julia Mulligan, North Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner
"Dave currently serves in one of the most challenging policing environments in the UK. He brings with him a breadth and depth of policing experience that no other candidate could match."
Mr Jones will replace former Chief Constable Grahame Maxwell, who retired last year.
Temporary Chief Constable Tim Madgwick has been in charge since Mr Maxwell's departure.
Two men in their late teens are being questioned by police investigating the murder of a 19 year old man in Scarborough. Police were called to the scene close to the Olympia Amusement Arcade on the resort's Foreshore Road at half past eleven on Saturday morning.
The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. Another victim, a 17 year old, was taken to Scarborough Hospital where he's being treated for a stab wound to his leg. The crime scene and an area at St Nicholas Cliff Gardens have been cordoned off by police who are carrying out a forensic search.
– Detective Chief inspector Keith Ruff, North Yorkshire Police
"This is a very tragic incident and we are doing everything we can to establish the full circumstances which led to the death of this young man. We are supporting his family at this terrible time and also the other victim and his family. We are appealing for witnesses to come forward as a matter or urgency, or anyone with information about the incident that could assist the investigation. If you can help, please do the right thing and contact the police or Crimestoppers now."
Detective Superintendent Heather Pearson, of North Yorkshire Police said:
– Detective Superintendent Heather Pearson, North Yorkshire Police
As a result of the incident a criminal investigation is underway. Officers are deployed to support the 83-year-old woman who is being cared for by family members.
"A number of enquiries are ongoing including tracing people who can assist.
"Detectives would like to speak to anyone who can assist in establishing a picture of the events leading up to the assault and ask that they contact York CID as soon as possible."
Any witnesses are being asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101.
A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a pensioner was assaulted in York.
The 81-year-old suffered serious head and chest injuries after being attacked at a house in the Upper Poppleton area shortly before 9pm on Friday night. He was taken to York District Hospital where he remains in a serious condition.
An 83-year-old woman, who was also in the property at the time of the incident, was uninjured although left very shaken.
Police have arrested a 56-year-old man on suspicion of attempted murder.
North Yorkshire Police have issued an urgent appeal to trace a man in connection with a sexual assault on a teenage girl that happened in Whitby last weekend.
Police need to speak to 27-year-old Gheorghe Mighali, who they believe can help with their investigation.
Mr Mighali, a Romanian national, is known to have visited the Whitby area on or around Tuesday 5 March.
He was then seen in Middlesbrough on Thursday 7 March, in Hartlepool on Friday 8 March and Newcastle on Tuesday 12 March.
Gheorghe Mighali is white, of slim build, 5ft 5in tall, with long dark hair and with a pronounced nose and full lips.
The sexual assault in Whitby happened in the Stakesby Road and Station Avenue area between 9pm and 10pm on Saturday 9 March.
The teenage girl was approached and sexually assaulted by an unknown man.
Police enquiries remain ongoing to establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident.
*Detective Chief Inspector Andrea Kell said: *
“I am appealing for people to contact the police if they have seen Gheorghe Mighali or a man matching his description.
“He was last seen in Newcastle on Tuesday 12 March but it is possible that he could be using public transport to visit any part of the country.
“If you can help us trace him, please contact the police as soon as possible.”
Please call police with any information on 101, or if you would prefer to remain anonymous, you can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
North Yorkshire Police are asking for help in finding a suspect following a serious unprovoked assault on Lead Lane during the early hours of Sunday.
Ashley Paul Watson, 18, is suspected of being responsible for the incident which resulted in a 20-year-old woman receiving serious facial injuries.
Watson is described as white, around 5ft 10in tall with a medium build and short dark brown hair.
His current whereabouts are unknown at this time.
Members of the public are urged not to approach Watson, but to contact the police straight away if they see him.
Anyone who can help to locate Ashley Watson is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101.
– Detective Inspector Karen Warner, North Yorkshire Police
Ashley, if you see or hear this appeal I strongly urge you to make contact with the police. You are aware that we need to speak to you and you maybe placing others at risk of prosecution by not cooperating.
I am also asking anyone who knows where Ashley is to contact the police straight away, using the numbers provided. It is important that anyone assisting or shielding Ashley is aware that they themselves maybe committing an offence.”
North Yorkshire Police have confirmed, a body found over the weekend, is that of missing York woman Sheila Sykes. The 73-year-old was from the Dunnington area of York. The discovery at Hagg Wood ended two days of large-scale searches in the local area.