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Appeal following Burglary in Gargrave

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It happened on Skipton Road, Gargrave between 9am and 5pm on Thursday 6 December 2018. Offenders used a rock to smash a window to gain entry to the address after which an untidy search of the rooms inside was made. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In […]

Scarborough Inspector appeals, due to increase in anti-social behaviour from children in town centre

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Commenting on the recent incidents, Inspector Kynman said: “Both the police and the partner agencies we work with in Scarborough, have seen an increase in the number of anti-social behaviour incidents in the town centre that involve school age children. Reports range between youngsters being verbally abusive towards members of the public and shop owners […]

Appeal following burglary in Gargrave

Posted on in Local appeals

On Thursday 29 November 2018,  sometime after 12.30pm, offenders entered a house on South Street in Gargrave and stole a three and a half foot bronze statue of a naked lady was taken from the address. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are […]

ACC Irvine meets brave 5-year-old Lucas who dialled 999 after Grandad fell ill

ACC Irvine meets brave 5-year-old Lucas who dialled 999 after Grandad fell ill

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At 11.10am on Saturday 1 December 2018, five-year-old Lucas Carter Wright called 999 to request an ambulance and police, to help his Grandad who had collapsed and was unresponsive on the sofa, at his home in Catterick Village. Brave Lucas, who was staying over with his Grandad for the night, was able to provide enough detail […]

Appeal following high-value burglary at Skipton department store

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It happened at House of Fraser (Rackhams), High Street, Skipton, overnight between 2 and 3 December 2018. Offenders gained entry to the first floor of the store via the roof. A large quantity of Barbour brand ladies’ jackets and Barbour hats and scarves were stolen. Officers are appealing for information from anyone who may have […]