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Courier fraud alert as suspects steal more than £55k from victims in Harrogate

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A courier fraud is when a victim receives a phone call from someone claiming to be from the police or their bank’s fraud team. They usually tell the victim they are investigating the bank due allegations of theft from customers. They then instruct the victim to withdraw money and hand it over to a courier […]

Appeal following theft of five sharps boxes in Ripon

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It happened sometime between Thursday 7 May and  Monday 11 May 2020 when someone entered an insecure garage and stole five sharps boxes. The sharps boxes are yellow in colour and contained Fentanyl patches and needles. The needles had approximately 10mg of Morphine left in them. The owner of the sharp boxes uses the prescribed […]

Quad bike owners urged to invest in security measures – after thieves thwarted in North Yorkshire

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Just before 2am today, Thursday 30 April 2020, a farmer in a rural area between Harrogate and Otley was woken by a notification from their tracker service – and heard the sound of quads being driven away. They contacted police. At around the same time, North Yorkshire Police also received a call from the tracker […]