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Appeal following criminal damage at a Harrogate primary school

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It happened at Richard Taylor Primary School in Bilton at some point on Sunday 20 December when damaged was caused to the school pavilion and a classroom window. Officers are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information about persons who have been […]

Exposure incident under investigation in Harrogate

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The incident, which occurred near a pond close the sandy banks of the River Nidd, off Bilton Lane, was reported to the police at 2.42pm on Tuesday (15 December 2020). Officers are asking people to come forward with possible sightings of the man – either clothed or unclothed – or any suspicious behaviour along the […]

Handbag stolen from car near Nidd Gorge

Handbag stolen from car near Nidd Gorge

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It happened at Nidd Gorge car park, Scotton Banks, and involved the rear window of a car being smashed and a hand bag being stolen from the back seat. The owner was walking her dog at the time. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, […]

Appeal for information following Harrogate burglary

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North Yorkshire Police is appealing for witnesses and information about an attempted burglary that took place between 2 – 2.30am on 5 December 2020  between Ripon road and Coppice Street in Harrogate where suspects entered a residential property in the area and stole vehicle keys. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full […]

Drugs warrant results in two arrests in Harrogate

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North Yorkshire Police officers based in Harrogate, working alongside the force’s Operational Support Unit, entered a flat on Knaresborough Road, Harrogate, under the Misuse of Drugs Act on Friday 27 November 2020. Drugs and other drug paraphernalia were recovered, including so-called ‘cannabis edibles’. A 27-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to the […]

Appeal for witnesses following collision near Harrogate

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It happened at 2pm on Saturday the 21 of November and involved a black Audi RS3. The occupants of the vehicle sustained minor injuries and were seen by Paramedics at the scene. The stretch of road was closed while officers investigated the scene and to allow the vehicle to be recovered. We are appealing for […]