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Former accountant jailed for importing cocaine into North Yorkshire

Former accountant jailed for importing cocaine into North Yorkshire

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On 10 October 2017, UK Border Force officers intercepted a parcel sent from an address in Belgium, addressed to Steven Meakes at his home in Harrogate. Preliminary checks indicated that inside the parcel was a quantity of cocaine, with an approximate value of £1,200. Officers from North Yorkshire Police attended Meakes’ home address, a rented […]

Appeal following assault on Bower Road, Harrogate

Posted on in Local appeals

At about 11.45am hours on Saturday 14 September 2019, a 19-year-old man was assaulted on Bower Road. He was walking towards Asda on Bower Road when he was approached by a group of young men and assaulted. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. Anyone who witnessed […]

Appeal following Harrogate burglary

Posted on in Local appeals

The incident happened on Saturday 31 August on Cold Bath Place between 1.30am and 11am. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident and in particular for anyone who might have seen any suspicious activity in the area between those times. Anyone with information that could assist the […]

Appeal for witnesses to a recent indecent exposure

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It happened between Nando’s and Wagamamas between 10.30pm and 11.45pm on 22 August 2019 and involved a white man exposing himself to the public. A 24-year-old man was subsequently arrested and has been released under investigation pending further enquires. We are requesting the public’s help to establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, […]

Appeal following burglary in the Harrogate area

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The incident occurred on Avenue Terrace, Starbeck at around 11.40am and involved a man entering an insecure property before taking a handbag belonging to the victim, who was present at the time. We are asking for the public’s help to establish the suspect’s identity and possible movements after the offence. The suspect was described as […]