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Appeal following Skipton burglary

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It happened on Princess Drive between 6pm Saturday 6 October and 10am on Monday 8 October 2018 and involved offender/s attempt to gain entry to a property by forcing a rear window, which resulted in the window being smashed. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option […]

Appeal following Boroughbridge assault

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It happened on Horsefair in Boroughbridge at 9.30pm on Friday 12 October 2018 when a man was assaulted and left with concussion. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for persons who may have been in the Three Horse Shoes and The Crown public […]

Appeal following recent burglary in Tadcaster

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This incident occurred at The Girl Guides Headquarters on Leeds Road, Tadcaster, between Thursday 11th October 2018 and Saturday 13th October 2018. Offenders gained entry to the premises via the kitchen window by smashing a window pane and caused damage to the inside of the building. It is believed some torches were taken in the […]

Appeal following recent burglary in Gargrave

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North Yorkshire Police is appealing for witnesses and information following a burglary in Gargrave. The incident occurred at a property on the High Street between Thursday, 27 September and Saturday, 6 October. Offenders gained entry to the property through rear patio doors by using a garden fork to pry them open. Anyone who witnessed anything […]

Appeal for information after car set alight in Harrogate

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North Yorkshire Police is appealing for witnesses following an arson offence which occurred on Stray Rein in Harrogate during the early hours of Friday, 12 October. The incident, which occurred at around 12.30am involved a black Vauxhall Corsa being set alight. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the […]

Hate crime public order offence witness appeal in York

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It happened at on Saturday 6 October 2018 at around 2.30pm, when a man walking his dog was subjected to offensive comments of a homophobic nature, by an individual in a group of four young people, three male and one female. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the […]