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Appeal following a recent robbery in Knaresborough

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It happened at the junction of Park Row and Stockwell Lane at approximately 6.30pm and 6.45pm on Saturday 12 October 2019. A woman was walking down Park Row towards Stockwell Lane when she was approached by a man from behind who grabbed hold of her handbag. The woman was pulled to the floor while holding […]

Harrogate appeal: Man acting suspiciously in Valley Gardens

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The incident occurred in bushes near the boating lake between 4pm and 5pm on Saturday 5 October. A man aged in his 30s was arrested nearby on suspicion of outraging public decency and possession of class A drugs. He has been released on conditional police bail while enquiries continue. We are requesting the public’s assistance […]

Drug driver who injured another motorist while fleeing from police is jailed

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Ashley Paul Coupland, 29, of Garforth, Leeds, seriously injured the driver of the other vehicle during the incident on the A658 at Pool Bridge, Harrogate. Coupland failed to stop for police on the night of Friday, 1 March and made off from officers. The pursuit ended after a head-on collision with another vehicle. The 29-year-old […]

Police appeal following violent incident in Harrogate

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At about 6pm on Wednesday 25 September, police were called to an incident on Knaresborough Road, Harrogate, near to the junctions of Leyland Road and St Andrews Crescent. The incident involved a group of people fighting close to the roadside. Police have arrested six men in connection with the incident. They have been released on […]