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Detectives are investigating after Banking Protocol prevents £48,500 of fraud in North Yorkshire in just over 24 hours

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Rolled-out nationally in the middle of 2017, the Banking Protocol enables bank staff to contact police if they suspect a customer is in the process of being scammed, with an immediate priority response to the branch. On Thursday 3 May 2018 in York, an 85 year-old man and a 78 year-old man were contacted by […]

Harrogate fly tipper who blighted towns and countryside is ordered to pay £6,000

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Christopher Paul Binder (26-10-1989), from Pendragon Way, ran a waste collection service but instead of disposing of the waste responsibly, he tipped the rubbish at the side of the road, in the countryside, behind the Frazer Theatre in Knaresborough and in a supermarket car park in Jennyfields. The waste included items from a house clearance […]

Harrogate district police pursuit: Drunk and dangerous driver jailed for 18 months

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Christopher Lawrence Newton, 22, of South Street, Scarborough, appeared at York Crown Court today (Friday 13 April 2018) where he was sentenced to 18 months’ imprisonment after earlier pleading guilty to dangerous driving, drink driving, driving without a licence, driving without insurance and aggravated vehicle taking. He has also been handed an 18 month driving […]

Police appeal to find grey Jaguar X-Type following theft from vans in Harrogate

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Since Sunday 8 April 2018, there has been a further 14 incidents reported about theft, or attempted theft, from commercial vehicles in Harrogate. Officers are particularly keen to trace the owners of a grey Jaguar X-Type  which was  seen in the area at the time of some of the incidents. The areas that have been […]