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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 […]

Appeal following theft of mountain bike in Scarborough

Appeal following theft of mountain bike in Scarborough

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The GT Mountain bike was stolen between 12pm and 9pm on Thursday 4 October 2018, from outside Sainsbury’s on Falsgrave Road, Scarborough. The bike had been locked up, and the lock was cut. The attached photograph shows a bike of the same model – the only difference is the red crank on the pictured bike […]

Criminal damage and assault at York shop

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It happened at around 6:40pm on Friday 5 October on  Front Street, Acomb at the Kubus Shop. A number of people were at the scene, and one kicked the front glass door of the premises causing the glass to smash and has resulted in high repair costs. Another male then assaulted a customer inside the shop. […]

Witness appeal following attempt burglary in Skipton

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It happened on Princes Drive, Skipton, towards the Kingsway end of the Drive, between Saturday 6 October and today. An attempt was made to force a rear window to the property and a window was smashed, although no entry was gained. A security light covering the rear of the property had its wires cut putting […]