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Girl assaulted by group of youths in Harrogate

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It happened on Sunday (4 April) in the area of Woodfield Close, on the iron bridge behind Woodfield Primary School. At 5.5opm, a teenage girl was approached b a group of six or seven youths. One of the boys in the group pushed her over, resulting in bruising. The group of youths are believed to […]

Covid response: Please keep up “amazing effort” as we move to Step 2 of the Road Map Out of Lockdown on 12 April

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Whilst the long bank holiday weekend was busy throughout the area, there was very little in way of police incidents or issues linked to Covid-19. We only had to issue 11 Fixed Penalty Notices (FPNs) during this period. All were for indoor gathering breaches, of which 10 occurred in Scarborough. In total since the easing […]

Days of action targeting county lines drug dealing sees 9 arrests & 76 welfare visits to vulnerable people

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The four proactive operations took place over separate days in February and March in partnership with the Yorkshire and Humber Regional Organised Crime Unit (ROCU) with funding from the Home Office and the National County Lines Coordination Centre (NCLCC). In addition to the nine arrests, officers recovered heroin and cocaine with an estimated street value […]

“Intensive” road safety operation leads to arrests, vehicle seizures and recovery of stolen quad bike over bank holiday weekend

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There was an enhanced police presence on routes across the county, including villages, suburbs and rural and main roads. The easing of some lockdown restrictions, fair weather and the long weekend led to lots of traffic – especially leisure motorists in scenic areas – and increased risk of collisions. Units were deployed to key areas […]