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Volunteer-led roadshows aim to keep people safe at Christmas

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Focusing on online safety, personal safety and protecting your home and property, volunteers will be visiting towns across the county to hand out crime prevention advice, raise awareness of online crime and promote the North Yorkshire Community Messaging system. Community messaging allows members of the public to receive alerts about crime and incidents in their […]

Missing Harrogate woman found

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Original release issued Wednesday 22 November 2017 3.41pm Police are appealing for information as to the whereabouts of Leeann Waldron, 25-years-old, from Harrogate. She was last seen in her car in Harrogate town centre at approx. 2pm on Tuesday 21 November 2017. Her car is a metallic silvery blue 57-plate Vaxhall Corsa. Her disappearance, and lack […]

Man in his 80s hurt in supermarket car park fall

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The injured man, who is in his 80s, is believed to have had an altercation with an elderly couple in a blue vehicle in Sainsbury’s car park on Wetherby Road. It resulted in the pedestrian falling to the ground and receiving his injuries. He was treated by ambulance staff. It happened at 5.30pm yesterday (16 […]

Appeal following recent commercial burglary

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The incident occurred at the Cricketer’s View development which is located off Cautley Drive in Killinghall between 5pm on Wednesday 25 and 7am on Thursday 26 October 2017. A number of buildings on the development site were broken into and various building materials and tools stolen. We are conducting enquiries and are requesting the public’s […]

Appeal following attempt theft of purse

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It happened on Thursday 19 October 2017 at approximately 12.15pm when a woman in her 6os was stopped by a man on a bicycle asking for for assistance. During a short conversation the man put his hand in the woman’s pocket and took out her purse. The woman noticed her purse was missing and called for help from another […]

Appeal after two serious assaults in Harrogate

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Officers were called to Unity Grove at around 11.30pm on Friday 20 October where they discovered one man with stab injuries and another with a cut to his hand and other superficial injuries. Both men were taken to hospital. Around 10 minutes earlier, police were called to Skipton Road, close to Bilton Working Men’s Club, […]