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Appeal follwoing late night robbery in Harrogate

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It happened near St Andrews Walk at around 1.30am in the early hours of Friday 10 May 2019 were two suspects have approached a delivery driver and threatened them at knifepoint before taking items of food and leaving the area. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. […]

Local patrols stepped up after Killinghall burglary

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A number of suspects entered a property, threatened the homeowner and stole some items, before making off. The suspects made off from the scene in a black Vauxhall Vectra. Anyone with information about the burglary, or who may have seen the car involved, is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, quoting reference 12190082884. […]

Appeal to find missing Harrogate boy

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The last confirmed sighting of 16 year-old Bailey Townend (pictured) was in Harrogate at around 10.15pm on Wednesday 17 April 2019. Despite extensive enquiries since then, officers have been unable to locate Bailey and are growing increasingly concerned for his welfare. They are now appealing to the public for information as to his whereabouts. Bailey […]

Inspector Penny Taylor: quarterly update on local policing in Harrogate

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County Lines “County lines” drug dealing continues to be a priority for us in Harrogate. “County Lines” is the term used to describe a form of organised crime where criminals based in urban areas pressure vulnerable people and children into transporting, storing and selling drugs in smaller county towns. It takes its name from the […]

82mph town centre biker is disqualified from riding

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Lee-Roy Campbell was recorded speeding through the 30mph zone on the A61 Leeds Road on a black Yamaha R1 performance motorbike. The 53-year-old was charged with exceeding a speed limit after he was pictured by North Yorkshire Police safety camera team and investigated. The offence took place at 10am on a Sunday last month. Campbell, […]