Cordons were placed at either end of Back Cheltenham Mount on Friday, November 17.
Police also sealed off the steps on Cheltenham Mount and Kings Road that cut through Back Cheltenham Mount.
Officers at the scene would only say they were investigating a crime.
Residents were advised to remain indoors.
The Stray Ferret asked North Yorkshire Police about the incident last night but has not received a response, and the force has yet to publish any information.
We will give more details when they are available.
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