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Archive – October, 2018

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.

Fail-to-stop traffic collision on Parliament Street, Harrogate.

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened at 6.10pm on Saturday 18 August 2018 and involved a white new-style Vauxhall Corsa with black alloy wheels knocking over a delivery driver’s Yamaha YBR125 motorcycle outside Wagamama’s causing damage. The driver did wait for a short time but when the motorcycle rider failed to return, the Corsa driver left the area without […]

Appeal following day time burglaries in Nidderdale

Posted on in Local appeals

During the early afternoon of Wednesday 17 October, 2018 two houses were burgled in Nidderdale. Both of the burgled premises were detached houses near to the B6165 and B6265 main route through Nidderdale, from Wharfedale towards Ripley. The burglars used force on rear patio doors to try and gain entry to the houses. Police suspect […]

Scarborough: drug-dealer Harry Lomax jailed for 15 ½ years for stabbing victim with hunting knife

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Harry Lomax, 22, from Liverpool, carried out the attack on Ramshill Road at 10.20pm on 22 February 2018. The victim, a 29-year-old local man, suffered five stab wounds to his body which required emergency treatment at Hull Royal Infirmary. He is now recovering following the ordeal. Lomax fled the scene of the stabbing but was […]

Witness appeal after girl assaulted in Thirsk

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At about 3.20pm on Saturday 13 October, a 14-year-old girl was assaulted by a man as she walked along a footpath between Sowerby Road and Topcliffe Road, leading on to Holly Close. The suspect is described as white, aged in his 30s, with medium length dark brown or black hair, slightly receding on the forehead, […]

Sticks and stones – a poem about hate crime by Sergeant Zoe Billings of North Yorkshire Police

Posted on in Blogs, News stories

When asked about why she wanted to support hate crime awareness week Sergeant Billings said: “Hate crime awareness week is important as the impact of, not only the crime, but the motivation behind it, can be truly devastating. “Being treated differently because of essentially who you are can have profound negative effects on the victim, […]