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Appeal for information following recent attempt handbag theft on Otley Road, Harrogate

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It happened at a bus stop on Otley Road opposite the junction with Beckwith Road at approximately 10.25am on Wednesday 13 March 2019 and involved a man attempting to take a woman’s handbag. The man was unsuccessful and the woman was able to keep hold of the bag. He then continued along Otley Road toward Harrogate. Officers are requesting the […]

Appeal after assault in Harrogate town centre

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It happened at approximately 9pm on Saturday 9 March 2019 when an 18 year-old man was assaulted outside McDonald’s on Cambridge Road. He received facial injuries and was treated by paramedics before being taken to Harrogate District Hospital. An 18 year-old man was arrested at the scene and is assisting police with their enquiries. We are requesting […]

Appeal following assault in Harrogate

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Officers are appealing for information following an assault in Harrogate over the weekend. The incident occurred at around 8pm on Saturday, 23 February and involved a group of people who assaulted a man on Lower Station Parade near Harrogate Town Centre. The group was made up of men and one woman. The victim suffered a […]

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 […]