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Appeal for information following burglary in Harrogate

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Police are appealing for information following a burglary at a property in Harrogate. The offence occurred on Mayfield Grove between 7.15pm and 7.30pm on Tuesday, 19 February. Officers are keen to speak with a man seen in the area which they believe may have information which is vital to their investigation. The man officers would […]

Harrogate: Appeal for information after attempted robbery on taxi driver

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It happened at about 10pm on Thursday 14th February 2019 and involved a silver Ford Mondeo taxi and an unknown man who approached the driver. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information about the man involved who is described as […]

Appeal for witnesses following assault at Harrogate

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Enquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances of the incident. A review of CCTV shows possible witnesses in the area. One of the men is described as white, aged in his 40s, with dark facial hair and a dark-coloured jumper. The second man is described as white, in his 30s, and wearing a khaki winter […]

Appeal following assault in Harrogate

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The incident happened at 11.15pm on 8 February on a public footbridge in a wooded area near to Oakdale Place, in the proximity of David Lloyds Leisure Centre. A  woman in her fifties was grabbed from behind and aggressively pushed towards the hand rail of the footbridge . The suspect is described as a  man, […]

Appeal following disturbance at Christ Church on The Stray in Harrogate

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It happened between midday and 2.30pm when a man was being aggressive to passers by. Officers believe that numerous members of the public may have witnessed the incident or have been approached by the man and are appealing to anyone who can assist their investigation to come forward. If you witnessed the actions of the man, interacted with […]

North Yorkshire Police launch ‘No matter how small’ stalking campaign

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• 96% of victims of stalking are stalked by someone they know* • 55% of stalking victims are stalked by an ex-intimate partner* • Victims experience over 100 incidents before reporting it to the police** • 94% of women murdered by men nationally were stalked in the year leading up to their murder* A new […]