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Appeal for information follow bogus electrician in Harrogate

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It happened on Morel Grove, Harrogate between 6pm and 7pm on Wednesday 19 April 2017 and involved a man attending a property and showing identification suggesting he was an electrician. The man was allowed into the property and looked in every room in the house. Enquiries have been made with the electricity company and no employees attended […]

Appeal for information following house fire in Hunmanby

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It happened on Fountayne Road at 3am on  Thursday 20 April 2017 and resulted in the rear of the property being damaged. We are conducting enquiries and are requesting the public’s assistance to help determine the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information regarding any sightings of people acting suspiciously or […]

North Yorkshire remains the safest place in England

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This was announced today (Thursday 27 April 2017) in the “Crime in England and Wales, year ending December 2016” bulletin, published by the Office of National Statistics (ONS). There were a total of 36,680 crimes in North Yorkshire during this period, giving a crime rate of 45.3 per 1,000 of the population. While this reflects […]