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Drystone wall theft prompts police appeal

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Up to 50 capstones were stolen from the wall near Pateley Bridge, with thieves making off with a 10-metre row of the triangular stones. The theft of expensive dressed stone from drystone walls has an economic impact on rural communities, and damages North Yorkshire’s cultural heritage. The stones were stolen during the days prior to […]

Police pursuit ends in arrest for Harrogate vehicle thefts suspect

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On Wednesday 18 April, at around 8.10pm, a grey X-Type Jaguar failed to stop for two marked police vehicles in Ripon. The Jaguar drove through Ripon and headed towards Harrogate on the A61. Officers deployed a stinger device on the road, the car was brought to a stop, and the driver was arrested at 8.20pm. […]

CCTV appeal following burglary in Burton Leonard

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It happened at approx 3pm on Friday 9 February 2018 when a Tag Heuer watch of sentimental value was stolen from a property on Wigby Close. Officers would like to speak to the man and woman pictured on CCTV as they may have important information that could assist the investigation. If you recognise them please contact […]