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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 […]

Man whose body was discovered on Woodfield Road, Harrogate died from natural causes

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A 51-year-old man and a 61-year-old woman who were arrested on suspicion of drug offences have been released under investigation whilst enquiries continue. Officers have confirmed that their arrests were not in connection with the man’s death.  A spokesperson for North Yorkshire Police said: “Our thoughts are with the man’s family at this difficult time. […]

Appeal following recent exposure on the stray in Harrogate

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened on the Tewitwell area of Harrogate Stray at 8pm and involved a naked white male exposing himself to a lone female. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for any persons in the area at the time that may have […]

Appeal following an incident of criminal damage in Harrogate

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It happened on Knaresborough Road at 7.15pm on Friday 28 December 2018 and involved a group of unknown individuals. A group of people arrived at the location in a grey Fiat Punto and approached a residential property and then broken the windows of the property. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the […]