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Continued success for Op Hawk as three arrested for attempted theft of Land Rover

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Three men have been arrested for the attempted theft of a Land Rover as part of Operation Hawk, North Yorkshire Police's campaign to clamp down on rural and cross-border crime.

Police were called at 1.15am on Sunday 25 October regarding the attempted left of a Land Rover Defender from a property in The Crescent, Bainbridge near Leyburn.

A witness heard three suspects trying to break into the vehicle. When confronted, the suspects fled from the address in a Silver Subaru Forester and were followed by police along the A684 towards West Witton and then on to the A6108 towards Masham.

The suspects then proceeded on the A6055 and were successfully stopped soon after on the A1 near Allerton Park and arrested and taken into police custody. They currently remain on bail.

Police are asking for anyone who may have captured images on CCTV or witnessed anything of a suspicious nature within these areas to contact them.

Please contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask to speak to PC Nicola Pattinson. You can also emailNicola.Pattinson@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk

Please quote North Yorkshire Police reference number 12150189045.

Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Last modified: June 13, 2016