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Appeal following Harrogate burglary

Posted on in Local appeals

The incident happened on Saturday 31 August on Cold Bath Place between 1.30am and 11am. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident and in particular for anyone who might have seen any suspicious activity in the area between those times. Anyone with information that could assist the […]

Appeal for witnesses to a recent indecent exposure

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It happened between Nando’s and Wagamamas between 10.30pm and 11.45pm on 22 August 2019 and involved a white man exposing himself to the public. A 24-year-old man was subsequently arrested and has been released under investigation pending further enquires. We are requesting the public’s help to establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, […]

Appeal following burglary in the Harrogate area

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The incident occurred on Avenue Terrace, Starbeck at around 11.40am and involved a man entering an insecure property before taking a handbag belonging to the victim, who was present at the time. We are asking for the public’s help to establish the suspect’s identity and possible movements after the offence. The suspect was described as […]

Urgent appeal to find missing Harrogate woman last seen in February

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51 year-old Susan Howells (pictured)  was last seen at her home address in Harrogate in February 2019. Officers are growing increasingly concerned for Susan’s welfare and are appealing the public for information as to her whereabouts. Susan is described as 5ft 7ins tall of slim build with long dark hair and green eyes.  She has […]

Traffic officers appeal for dashcam or CCTV footage after driver arrested in pursuit

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The driver failed to stop and led police on a pursuit that lasted several miles, starting in Forest Lane in Harrogate and ended in Long Marston. It also passed along the A661 and A658 before going through the villages of Little Ribston, Cowthorpe and Tockwith. Police believe the driver mounted the pavement a collided with […]