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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 […]

Appeal following Knaresborough burglary

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It happened on Abbey Crags Way at some time between 22:30 hours Thursday 16th November 2017 and 07:00 hours Friday 17th November 2017. We are conducting enquiries and requesting the publics assistance. Should you have any information that could assist the investigation then please contact us on 101, select option 2, and ask for Nicholas […]

Appeal following Spofforth burglary

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It happened on Manor Garth between 8am and 7.30pm on Wednesday 8th November 2017. The suspects entered the property via a rear glass door which was smashed and a thorough, untidy search of the property was carried out and a large amount of jewellery was taken. We are conducting enquiries and are requesting the public’s assistance, and are appealing […]

Appeal following burglaries in Harrogate area villages

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They happened during the day while the owners were out on Wednesday 15 November 2017. Two properties were entered by the offenders who went on to search the homes and steal items of jewellery. It is believed that residents who live within the villages may have seen unfamiliar vehicles or people and this may assist police with any information they […]

Urgent appeal: ATM theft at Morrisons supermarket at Boroughbridge

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The incident occurred at Morrisons on Wetherby Road at 2.16am today (Thursday 9 November 2017). At least four suspects wearing balaclavas used a red Manitou telehandler to remove the ATM from the wall before loading it onto a white Ford Transit flat-bed tipper van. Police armed response vehicles and a dog section van were alerted […]