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Archive – February, 2019

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.

Renewed appeal to find missing man Nicholas Harper from Pickering

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Officers are renewing their appeal for information on missing trainee teacher Nicholas Harper who was last seen over a week ago. On Thursday, 7 February Nicholas left his home address and was believed to have been heading to his work placement but did not arrive. His car was later found at Cowhouse Wood, Helmsley and […]

Appeal following Ryedale burglary

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It happened at a business premises next to the A170 between 11.30pm on Friday, February 8 and 1am the next day. Damage was caused and a large chain saw and two pictures were stolen. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. If you have any information, please […]

Scarborough Police request assistance to help trace suspect

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The man was reported to  be touching himself inappropriately in full view of the public in Peasholm Park. He is  described as being 5ft 9in to 5ft 10in tall, thin build, a brown goatie beard and he was wearing a grey hoodie and blue jeans. The male was seen to be masturbating in full view of the public in the park. Scarborough […]

Appeal following assault in Harrogate

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The incident happened at 11.15pm on 8 February on a public footbridge in a wooded area near to Oakdale Place, in the proximity of David Lloyds Leisure Centre. A  woman in her fifties was grabbed from behind and aggressively pushed towards the hand rail of the footbridge . The suspect is described as a  man, […]

Police warn owners of high-performance cars to be vigilant against ‘2-in-1’ burglaries

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Burglars are specifically targeting properties where high-performance cars, such as BMWs, Audis and Mercedes, are on the driveway and breaking in, with the sole intention of stealing the car keys and taking the car. The most recent incident took place at around 1am this morning (Tuesday 12 February 2019) at a property in Sutton-in-Craven. Three masked men […]