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Appeal for information after Harrogate camera shop burgled

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At some point in the  early hours of Monday 23 April 2018 the shop was targeted by thieves, who cut the shutter to gain entry. A number of items were stolen before thieves left the scene. Police would like to speak with anyone who was in the area of Beulah Street, who witnessed anything suspicious, […]

Appeal for witnesses to single vehicle road traffic collision near Thornton-le-Dale, Pickering

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At around 9.30am on Sunday 22 April 2018 a single vehicle collision involving a black Ford Fiesta occurred on Thorton Lane, between High Marishes and Thornton-Le-Dale. The 19-year-old female driver and 17-year-old male passenger sustained minor injuries as a result of the collision. Police are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances […]

Update: Appeal for information following theft of elderly Barton woman’s unique necklace

Update: Appeal for information following theft of elderly Barton woman’s unique necklace

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Original release: Appeal for information following theft of elderly Barton woman’s unique necklace North Yorkshire Police is appealing for witnesses and information about the theft of a unique pendant style necklace which was taken from an elderly woman’s bedroom. It happened towards late February or early March 2018 at the owner’s home address in Barton. […]

Appeal following altercation in York

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It happened at the junction of Duncombe Place and St Leonard’s Place, York at approximately 6.55pm on Wednesday 18 April 2018 and involved three men and a woman. Three men have been arrested and bailed pending further enquiries. Several members of the public were in the vicinity of the incident. We are requesting the public’s […]

Laser jammer Range Rover driver who gave police the finger is handed an eight-month prison sentence

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Timothy Hill, 67, threw the device in a river behind his home in Grassington when he found out that officers had launched an investigation. But today he was jailed for eight months at Teesside Crown Court and banned from driving for a year for perverting the course of justice. Hill drove past North Yorkshire Police’s […]

Appeal following Harrogate burglary

Appeal following Harrogate burglary

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It happened at Auto Discounts on Regent Parade between 17:30 hours on 19th April and 07:00 hours on 20th April and involved the front window of the store being smashed and a push bike stolen from the window display. The push bike is described as a Raleigh Helion 2.0 Mens mountain bike in blue, with […]