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Archive – August, 2016

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Spike in burglaries in Starbeck and Granby area of Harrogate – Police advise residents to be vigilant

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Three properties in close proximity were targeted – Avenue Street, Greenfields Avenue and Wedderburn Road. It is believed that thieves gained entry through unlocked doors and windows and stole items such as purses, wallets, mobiles and tablets along with a quantity of cash. Inspector Penny Taylor of the Harrogate South Neighbourhood Policing Team said “Whilst […]

Appeal for a recent assault

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened on Lawrence Street, York at 2:30pm on Sunday 28 August 2016 and involved a male in his late fifties, about 5’8″ tall wearing a blue jacket and jeans assaulting another male by hitting him over the head several times. We are conducting enquiries and are requesting the public’s assistance to help determine the […]

Appeal for information following an assault of a 14-year-old girl in Harrogate

Posted on in Local appeals

We are conducting enquiries and are requesting the public’s assistance to help determine the full circumstances surrounding the incident. It happened on The Stray between 6-7pm on Sunday 28 August 2016 and involved a group of girls aged between 14 and 18 chasing a 14-year -old girl around the fun fair, before punching and kicking […]

Appeal following theft of a motorbike in Crosshills

Posted on in Local appeals

The theft occurred overnight between 10pm on Monday 29 August 2016 and 5.50am on Tuesday 30 August 2016 whereby a Yamaha motorbike reg. YC65 LNO was stolen from a garden on Wheatlands Lane, Crosshills. We are conducting enquiries and are requesting the public’s assistance to help determine the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, […]

Further Appeal following fatal collision on A19 near Selby

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The collision happened at 8.28am and involved a dark coloured Vauxhall Corsa and a pedestrian. Sadly the pedestrian, a local man in his 40s, received fatal injuries and died at the scene. The driver, a local man in his 20s was arrested at the scene and is helping police with their enquiries. Another male, also in […]