York & North Yorkshire

Man quizzed over Great Heck scrap metal yard

A man has been arrested by police on suspicion of running an unlicensed scrap yard in North Yorkshire.

Officers working with the Environment Agency and British Transport Police arrested the 40-year-old man at his home in Great Heck on Tuesday.

Environment Agency officers questioned the man about the alleged collection and processing of controlled waste without the right permit.

The man has been released on bail as inquiries into the allegation go on.

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