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Police release efit after Thirsk burglary

An efit of a man police are trying to trace in connection with a burglary in Thirsk Credit: North Yorkshire Police

Police have released an efit a man they are trying to trace in connection with a burglary in Thirsk, North Yorkshire.

Two men entered a property on the Norby estate via an unlocked back door at around 12:30pm on April 21. The men were disturbed by a woman in her late seventies when they entered her bedroom. The offenders stole a number of the victim's rings and left the property.

Anyone who can help identify the man in the efit is being asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101 and ask for Robert Spalding.

Serious injuries after six vehicle crash in North Yorkshire

The crash took place on the A168 between Northallerton and Thirsk

North Yorkshire Police is seeking witnesses after a serious collision involving six vehicles between Northallerton and Thirsk

At about 5.40pm on Friday 17 June 2016, police were called to reports of a collision on the A168 at Thornton-le-Moor, between Northallerton and Thirsk.

The collision involved four motorcycles and two cars. As a result of the collision, two of the motorcyclists were taken by land and air ambulance to James Cook hospital with serious injuries.

The road was closed to allow specialist collision investigators to examine the scene, and reopened just after 11.30pm.

The vehicles involved in the collision were a red Nissan Note, a silver Kia Sportage, a blue Suzuki GSX, a blue Harley Davidson XFD, a black Honda XL and a black Triumph Tiger.

Any witnesses should contact police by dialling 101.

Police Officer faces hearing over 'I love weed' woolly hat

A North Yorkshire Police Officer, accused of going on patrol wearing a woolly hat with the slogan 'I love weed', is facing misconduct charges.

A three day hearing into the allegations is due to begin at North Yorkshire Police Headquarters today.

PC Simon Ryan faces allegations that, "whilst on duty at Northallerton police station he wore a black woolly hat stating 'I love weed' or words/pictures to that effect. Despite being advised to remove the hat, he resumed wearing the hat whilst on mobile patrol."

The force alleges that PC Ryan's conduct amounted to a breach of professional standards.

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