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Witnesses and driver of white Mini sought after rider knocked of his bike in Harrogate

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It happened at approximately 2.30pm on Sunday 20 June 2021 when the 17-year-old rider of a black Lexmoto Null Motorcycle was knocked off his bike. He sustained minor injuries as a result of the incident. Officers are appealing for witnesses to the collision or anyone who recalls seeing the vehicle(s) prior to the collision, to […]

Appeal following residential burglary in Glusburn

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It happened on The Old Corn Mill between 4.30am and 4.50am on Monday 14 of June 2021 and involved two males attempting to gain entry into parked vehicles and residential properties on the street. Officers are appealing to anyone who saw suspicious activity in the area either at the time or in the hours or […]

Unmarked HGV helps officers spot more than 50 offences

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The cab has been loaned to the force as part of a joint road safety operation with Highways England, which operates England’s motorways and major A roads. Codenamed Operation Tramline, the high riding position of the unmarked vehicle helps officers see drivers in different kinds of vehicles. Roads Policing Group officers have been using it […]

Radu Gustea wanted in connection with shop scam

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We need to speak to him about two fraud incidents known as “ringing the changes” at shops in Northallerton and Scarborough earlier this year. This is where a suspect tries to confuse shop staff and uses sleight of hand to defraud the shop during cash transactions or deposits. Officers have made numerous enquiries to locate […]

Children’s author and police team up to warn about the dangers of drug dealing

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Officers from Selby Neighbourhood Policing Team and the Yorkshire and Humber Regional Organised Crime Unit attended Selby Children’s Literature Festival at the invitation of children’s author, Christina Gabbitas, in support of the “No More Knives” campaign. Christina has produced a comic strip book and an animated video that tells the story of a group of […]