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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.

Witness appeal following suspicious incident in Copmanthorpe

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In happened at around 8.35am on Wednesday the 22 of November 2017  on Back Lane when two young school children were approached by a man on their way to school. The man, who is described as white, chubby build, around 5ft 7ins tall, and bald, stopped the children close to Trowel House Farm leaving the […]

Appeal following a burglary at Acomb, York

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It occurred on the evening of Friday 17th November 2017, where amongst other items a handbag was stolen. The handbag is black in colour with one large middle pocket and two smaller pockets either side, possibly with a flowery “Cath Kidston” purse inside. The purse has in it irreplaceable photos of great sentimental value. If anyone finds […]


Posted on in Local appeals

It happened at 0130hrs on Saturday 18th November 2017 and involved a blue Peugeot hatchback containing a 15-year-old female and 22-year-old male both local to the Harrogate area Both receiving serious injuries as a result and were taken to Leeds General Infirmary via ambulance from the scene. We are appealing for witnesses to the collision or […]

Appeal following Knaresborough burglary

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened on Abbey Crags Way at some time between 22:30 hours Thursday 16th November 2017 and 07:00 hours Friday 17th November 2017. We are conducting enquiries and requesting the publics assistance. Should you have any information that could assist the investigation then please contact us on 101, select option 2, and ask for Nicholas […]

York cat shooting incidents under investigation

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The incident in Haxby occurred near Ashwood Glade between 2.30pm and 4.30pm on Saturday 18 November 2017. Sadly, the cat had to be put down due to the injuries caused by the pellets. Another cat also had to be put down after vets discovered pellets in its body. The incident occurred near St Wilfrids Close, […]