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Appeal after cyclist injured in Harrogate collision

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It happened at around 4.45pm on Sunday 18 August 2019, on York Place at its junction with Station Parade. The car was travelling in the direction of Knaresborough Road and the cyclist was travelling from the direction of Station Parade. Police are appealing to anyone who saw either the black car or the cyclist prior […]

Police release images in Harrogate iStore robbery investigation

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At approximately 4pm on Wednesday 17 July 2019 two men entered the iStore on James Street, Harrogate and removed various Apple Products from the displays. During the incident one of the males threatened a member of staff with a screwdriver. Fortunately, no one was injured during the incident. Officers are asking members of the public […]

Man handed prison sentence for vicious attack on a woman at a York hotel

Man handed prison sentence for vicious attack on a woman at a York hotel

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35-year-old Mark David Simmons of Prospect Park, Scarborough appeared at York Crown Court today (Friday 16 August 2019) was handed an 18-month prison sentence for inflicting grievous bodily harm and given a further two months for assaulting the woman. A 7-year restraining order, preventing him from contacting the victim or her family, was also imposed […]

Leeds man jailed for series of child sexual offences

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47-year old Richard Turner of Victoria Road, Hyde Park, Leeds has been sentenced to nine and a half years in prison after he was found guilty of a number of child sexual offences. He has also been issued with an indefinite sexual harm prevention order. Turner pleaded guilty at an earlier hearing to ten counts […]