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Archive – June, 2017

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CCTV issued in Harrogate assault appeal

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The incident happened at around 1.30am in the early hours of Friday 21 April 2017 in The Pit, The Ginnel and involved a large group of people being asked to leave the premises. One man, pictured in the CCTV images, remained in the bar and is believed to have directed abusive and insulting words towards the […]

Serial arsonist jailed for eight years after setting fire to Scarborough pub

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Nathan Ellery was convicted of two arson attacks and a burglary at York Crown Court yesterday. Detectives at North Yorkshire Police who investigated the incidents have welcomed the “substantial” sentence, saying Ellery gave “no thought whatsoever” to the lives he put at risk. The 24-year-old (pictured below) ignited cardboard boxed in a store room at […]

Cyclist injured in York hit-and-run collision

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The incident happened on the Lord Mayor’s Walk/Gillygate/ Clarence Street junction at around 5.50pm on Friday (May 26). It involved a bicycle and a four-wheel drive, possibly in blue, which did not stop at the scene or report the incident to the police. Police believe that the cyclist’s rear wheel was clipped by the vehicle […]

‘Enjoy the hot weather without becoming a burglary victim’ say Harrogate police

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Officers say people can let their guard down during the summer months, leaving windows open and doors unlocked even when they go out. Temporary Detective Sergeant Tom Barker of Harrogate Investigation Hub said: “Naturally, people want to leave doors and windows open when the temperatures are warmer. “Despite North Yorkshire being one of the safest places […]