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Middlesbrough woman named as Northallerton crash victim

Stacey Callaghan, 30, died in a crash near Hornsby on June 7 Credit: Callaghan Family

Police have identified a woman who died in a crash in Northallerton as Stacey Callaghan.

The 30-year-old, from Ormesby in Middlesbrough, died when the silver Ford Ka she was travelling in left the road and crashed into a telegraph pole on the B1264 near Hornby at around 3:54am on June 7.

Officers have arrested a man in his thirties in connection with the incident. He is currently in police custody for questioning.

Any witnesses are being asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101.

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Former Northallerton prison sold

Northallerton Prison
Northallerton Prison closed in 2013

A former prison building has been sold, to make way for housing and shops in North Yorkshire.

Northallerton Prison was closed in 2013.

The site, close to the High Street, includes five listed buildings, and dates back to the eighteenth century.

It has been sold to Hambleton District Council for one-point-four million pounds.

Witnesses sought after 'violent assault' in Northallerton

Detectives in Northallerton are appealing for two witnesses to come forward following a robbery.

A 43-year-old man from Northallerton, had walked up Lascelles Lane. As he approached the junction for Central Drive he was approached from behind by at least two people who knocked him to ground before 'violently assaulting him and stealing his money'.

It occurred between midnight and 1am on November 11.

The man suffered a fractured skull, a broken wrist and a chest injury.

Just prior to the robbery taking place, the victim passed a couple walking a dog on Lascelles Lane. It is these people officers need to trace as witnesses.

“This was a vicious and apparently unprovoked assault which left the victim needing hospital treatment.

“I am urging the couple walking the dog on Lascelles Lane area around the time of the robbery, to come forward straight away as I believe they may have vital information which could help my enquiries.”

“I also keen to speak to anyone who can identify those responsible for this nasty robbery and ask them to contact me as soon as possible.”

– Detective Constable Michelle Waite, of Northallerton CID

Man charged after incident at Northallerton police station

A 25-year-old man from Darlington, who was arrested in connection with an incident at Northallerton police station where staff were evacuated and a bomb disposal unit were called in, has been charged with a number of offences.

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He is due to appear at Harrogate Magistrates’ Court on Thursday, 4th September 2014, charged with three counts of making threats to kill, one count of making an explosive device, one count of impersonating a police officer by possessing an item of uniform and one count of possessing cannabis.

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Police guard station as bomb team heads in

A policeman stands guard outside Northallerton station Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

North Yorkshire Police has positioned officers around Northallerton station, while a military bomb disposal team attend to a 'suspicious package'.

Pictures from the scene also show that a large part of the road has been closed off.

A part of the High Street has been closed off Credit: ITV Tyne Tees
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