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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.

Witness appeal: Serious injury motorcycle collision in Harrogate District

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The collision, which occurred on Askwith Moor Road between Fewston Reservoir and Otley at 2.39pm on Sunday (24 February 2019), involved a black Peugeot car travelling towards the A59 and a blue and white older-style Yamaha motorcycle travelling towards Otley. The rider of the motorcycle, a 48-year-old man from the Leeds area, was airlifted to […]

Sudden death investigation in Harrogate

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The incident occurred on Springfield Avenue, near to the Premier Inn, at 1.24pm on Saturday (23 February 2019). Police officers and paramedics attempted to revive the man but he sadly dead at Harrogate District Hospital. Next of kin have not yet been informed. A police cordon has been put in place at the scene while […]

Dillon Turner inquest – our thoughts remain with Mr Turner’s family and friends

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Deputy Chief Constable Phil Cain, of North Yorkshire Police, said: “As a force, we were deeply saddened by Mr Turner’s death, not least the officers involved in the operation at the time, and our thoughts and sympathies remain with Mr Turner’s family and friends. “As the Independent Office for Police Conduct has highlighted, no evidence […]

Appeal for information following theft of quad bikes in Arncliffe

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North Yorkshire Police is appealing for information following the theft of two quad bikes in Arncliffe. The vehicles were taken between 12.30am and 1am on Thursday, 21 February. The first was taken from a stone outbuilding on a farm and a second from a driveway of a neighbouring farm. Officers would like to speak with […]