Police investigating after firecracker placed in letterbox in Eastfield

Officers appealing for witnesses and information about criminal damage in Eastfield.

Wednesday, 29th January 2020, 7:36 am
Updated Wednesday, 29th January 2020, 7:36 am

It happened at Dale Edge, Eastfield at around 5.30pm on Friday January 17 2020 and involved a firecracker being placed into the letterbox of an address, causing damage to the letterbox.

Police say it has been reported that this incident may have been filmed and the footage shared via the social media platform SnapChat.

They are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident.

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In particular, officers are appealing for anybody that has seen the incident in person or seen a video that was subsequently circulated to come forwards.

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for Ben Stanyon. You can also email [email protected]If you wish to remain anonymous, you can pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number 12200009571.