Wanted man arrested and placed in custody

Philip Ridsdale
27 Mar 2019 @ 1.30 pm
| Crime, News

Philip Ridsdale, wanted by the police, has been located and arrested.

North Yorkshire Police put out an appeal to trace Ridsdale, 54, as he was wanted after he failed to answer police bail following his arrest on 19 October 2018 on suspicion of sexual offences.

Officers said he was believed to be in the York area, and has connections to the city.

On Wednesday (27 March) at about 5pm police said:

  • Following our appeal earlier today, wanted man Philip Ridsdale, 54, has been arrested in York and is now in police custody.