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Man rearrested on suspicion of murdering Colburn woman

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The body of 30 year-old Natalie Harker was found in a wooded area in Brough with St Giles at around 4.45pm on Wednesday 9 October 2019. The man was arrested that evening in connection with her death and subsequently released on police bail pending further enquiries. Police have renewed their appeal for information about the […]

Second satellite-tagged hen harrier goes missing in North Yorkshire

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North Yorkshire Police is appealing for information after another satellite-tagged hen harrier has gone missing in the region just weeks after another one also stopped transmitting a signal. The hen harrier is a young female bird tagged at the release site in the Yorkshire Dales on 30 July 2019 as part of the hen harrier […]

Man arrested and banned from Craven after police pursue quad bike suspects

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At 2.30pm on Sunday 13 October 2019, North Yorkshire Police received a call from a member of the public in the Kilnsey area, reporting two men behaving suspiciously around a premises where quad bikes were parked. North Yorkshire Police officers immediately made towards the area. At 3.20pm, a further report was received of an attempted […]

Appeal following a recent robbery in Knaresborough

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It happened at the junction of Park Row and Stockwell Lane at approximately 6.30pm and 6.45pm on Saturday 12 October 2019. A woman was walking down Park Row towards Stockwell Lane when she was approached by a man from behind who grabbed hold of her handbag. The woman was pulled to the floor while holding […]