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Archive – December, 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.

Appeal following assault at Harrogate bar

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It happened in The Pit on The Ginnel in the town centre at approximately 10.30pm on Saturday 15 December 2018 and involved three women from the Harrogate area. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information about the people involved and […]

Jet wash owner appeal

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The item is believed to have been stolen recently. If you think the jet wash is yours or you know who it belongs to, please contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for Craig Davies or Dave Pegg. Please quote reference number 12180233326.

Next of kin sought for deceased Scarborough woman

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Catherine Mary Lavelle lived at Westfield Avenue. She died suddenly on 17 December 2018, aged 89. Her death is not being treated as suspicious. So far, the police and Coroner’s Office have not been able to locate any members of Ms Lavelle’s family. Any relatives of Ms Lavelle, or anyone who can help to trace […]

First conviction of North Yorkshire’s Christmas drink and drug drive campaign: Drink driver who was almost two times over the limit at lunchtime has been banned today

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A man from Great Ayton is the first drink driver arrested during North Yorkshire Police’s Christmas campaign to be sentenced by the courts. Police stopped the vehicle he was driving in Great Ayton at around 1.50pm on Tuesday (11 December) and he was breathalysed after an officer smelled alcohol. The man blew 67ug/100ml. The legal […]

Appeal following series of burglaries in Harrogate

Appeal following series of burglaries in Harrogate

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They occurred on 30 November 2018 between midday and 3pm. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish if anyone witnessed suspicious activity in these areas at the time of the incidents. In particular, we are appealing for information about stolen items, in particular two Festival of Britain 1951 silver coins, which were taken […]