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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 […]

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

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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 […]