Man arrested for Fearby theft

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Ripon police have arrested a man on suspicion of burglary in Fearby, near Masham.

The 31-year-old man was arrested today (Tuesday) at 12.25pm in connection with the theft of a Peugeot 208. The alleged theft occurred on Friday, April 26.

The man, from Bradford, has also been interviewed by police in connection with a theft of a quad bike in the area a short time earlier.

He currently remains in police custody.

Anyone with information has been asked to contact Ripon police on 101, select option 2 and ask for Lesley Raffan. Alternatively, information can be emailed to

You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, quoting reference number 12130066621.