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Appeal following recent disturbance in Burnsall Drive, York

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The incident happened outside Bentham House, Burnsall Drive, York at approximately 5:05pm on Wednesday 5 October 2016 and involved an altercation between two women and a man. We are conducting enquiries and are requesting the public’s assistance to help determine the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information about the […]

Appeal after man makes lewd gestures towards girl

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It happened on Westwood at approximately 4.30pm on Thursday 6 October 2016 and involved a male making lewd gestures towards a teenage girl. We are conducting enquiries and are requesting the public’s assistance to help determine the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information about the man. He is described […]

Peregrine Falcon found dead

Peregrine Falcon found dead

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On the 5 October 2016, a member of public reported finding a dead Peregrine Falcon at the side of a footpath at Hebden Ghyll. PC Simon Crossley Wildlife Crime Officer for The District of Craven attended and recovered a Female Peregrine Falcon with apparent gunshot wounds to one of its wings. The bird appeared in […]

Appeal for Witnesses following Indecent Exposure

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The incident happened at the Cenataph, Parliment street in Harrogate on Tuesday 20th September between 4:45pm and 5.10pm and involved an elderly man exposing himself to two teenagers. The male was walking between the Cenataph and the Bus Stop several times while commiting the offence. A male was identified and arrested at the scene on […]

Appeal to identify glasses thief

Appeal to identify glasses thief

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It happened on two occasions in the month of September 2016 at and involved the man in the attached image. The man is seen on CCTV to enter the shop and conceal several pairs of glasses in a carrier bag before making off without any attempt to pay. We are conducting enquiries and are requesting […]