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CCTV appeal following theft from Wighill, North Yorkshire

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It happened at 11.05am on the 27 November 2019 in Wighill Park. Two suspects were seen entering the area in a silver Ford Transit van with the registration number YE67 KJA, before entering a property and stealing two large gas canisters. Officers are asking members of the public to get in touch if they recognise […]

Three suspected burglars charged following ‘huge team effort’ by Harrogate police and police helicopter

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Local units were deployed to search the area and promptly located a suspicious vehicle which failed to stop. Following a pursuit, a police car was hit before the suspect vehicle went off-road to make their escape. The National Police Air Service (NPAS) was called to assist with the search and located the vehicle abandoned in […]

Road reopened: police appeal for witnesses after serious collision near Huby

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It happened at around 1pm on Wednesday 8 January 2020 on the A658 between Castley Lane and Riffa Business Park. It involved a silver Honda Civic  which was travelling from Pool towards Harrogate and a green Mercedes HGV which was travelling along the A658 towards Pool. The driver of the Honda was admitted to Harrogate […]

Teenagers in court following Harrogate incident

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The teenage boys, aged 16, 15 and 13 have been charged with robbery and wounding with intent following the incident. The 15-year-old has also been charged with possession of an offensive weapon, namely a 13-inch knife, in a public place, and possession of cannabis. All three will appear at York Magistrates Court this morning, 6 […]

Three arrests after man seriously injured in Harrogate attack

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Three suspects have been arrested, and enquiries are ongoing into the incident. Superintendent Steve Thomas, Harrogate Commander, said: “This is clearly an extremely serious incident, and residents will naturally feel concerned about what has happened. However, incidents like this are very rare in our town. Thanks to a fast response by local officers last night, […]

Appeal following two burglaries in Harrogate

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The first occurred at 9.30pm on Sunday 22 December when a couple living on Duchy Road found two males in their hallway. After being shouted at by the homeowners the suspects ran away towards Kent Road, without taking anything. Around 10.40pm, the same evening a homeowner on Hereford found two males trying to steal her […]