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Archive – November, 2017

Read the latest local appeals, news stories and missing person alerts. The full list of stories, in date order, is below. But you can use "categories" and "neighbourhoods" to filter your selection.

Three 16-year-olds arrested following Harrogate burglaries

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Three 16-year-old boys from Leeds are in custody following overnight burglaries in Harrogate. Police were called at half past midnight in the early hours of Tuesday 7 November 2017, to reports of a burglary in Hawes Road. While officers were at the scene a further call was received about suspicious activity in Leyland Road, on […]

CCTV appeal following theft of poppy appeal box

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The box was taken on the morning of Thursday 2 November 2017 and contained an unknown amount of cash. Officers are asking for the public’s help to identify the man shown in the images. Anyone who has any information that could help to identify him or has any information about the theft is asked to contact […]

North Yorkshire Police urge public to hand in weapons as part of national surrender

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  It has been three years since the last national firearms surrender, when forces again asked members of the public to surrender unlawfully held or unwanted guns and ammunition to prevent them from getting into criminal hands. Many firearms are held in innocence or are overlooked and forgotten in people’s homes. Others are acquired and […]

Winners announced at North Yorkshire Police’s third Annual Awards ceremony

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PC Richard Farrar of York was the public choice winner on the night, following his courageous act to apprehend an armed thief singlehandedly, on a busy Saturday night in York city centre. Talking about his award, PC Farrar said: “I am truly honoured, humbled and proud to be the public choice winner so thank you […]