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Appeal for witnesses following the theft of a purse in Skipton

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It happened within Morrisons Supermarket, Broughton Road, Skipton between 09.40 – 10.40am on Wednesday 9 November 2016 and involved a suspect dipping into the handbag of a member of public and stealing a purse containing an amount of cash. We are conducting enquiries and are requesting the public’s assistance to help determine the full circumstances […]

Operation Ottawa – Ripon timer switch initiative

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With the nights drawing in, unoccupied houses can be left vulnerable and targets for opportunist criminals. In order to make houses less attractive to this type of offence Ripon Neighbourhood Policing Team have joined forces with the Harrogate District Community Safety Partnership to supply and fit timer switches in the Ripon District. PCSO Glen Cooper […]

Appeal for information regarding vehicle interference in High Bentham

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On two occasions in November a vehicle parked on KING STREET, HIGH BENTHAM has had some of the wheel nuts loosened/removed. This potentially could have led to very serious consequences for the driver and passengers. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact us on 101, select option 2, and ask for Pc […]

Appeal following recent commercial burglary

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The incident happened in the Gargrave Road area between 10:45am on Thursday 10 November 2016 and 07:30am on Friday 11 November 2016 We are conducting enquiries and are requesting the public’s assistance to help determine the full circumstances surrounding the incident. Please take a look at our website for Crime Prevention advice https://northyorkshire.police.uk/staying-safe/safer-business/ Anyone with […]

Appeal for information following damage to window

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The incident happened on Hatterboard Drive, Scarborough around 8.55pm on Tuesday 8 November 2016 and involved an offender throwing a piece of broken paving at a residents front window causing it to smash. We are conducting enquiries and are requesting the public’s assistance to help determine the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we […]

Appeal following Collision on Skinner Street, Whitby

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It happened at approximately 4.15pm on Friday 21 October 2016 and involved a black Mitsubishi Shogun travelling the wrong way along Skinner Street which then collided with a pedestrian near to The Granby Hotel. The pedestrian was not seriously injured and did not require hospital treatment. We are appealing for witnesses to the collision or […]