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Update: Arrests after man’s death in Harrogate

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The two men arrested in connection with the death of have been released on bail while the investigation continues. Enquires and forensic tests remain ongoing at this stage, and detectives are continuing to treat his death as a suspected murder. Police are reassuring the public that this was an isolated incident. Original statement: Two men […]

Harrogate bank robber jailed

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On 6 April 2020, a man wearing a black beanie hat and a black scarf round his mouth passed a note to staff reading ‘shoot to kill’ and ‘put £5000 in the bag’ at the Co-operative Bank in Prospect Crescent, Harrogate. The man kept one hand behind his back, inside the back of his trousers, […]

Arrests follow major police investigation into thefts from Harrogate vehicles

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Over the past four months, there have been a large number of reports of thefts, particularly in the south of the town. The offences mainly took place overnight, and involved valuables stolen from vehicles which were left unlocked and insecure. Three men were arrested yesterday, Thursday 30 April 2020, in connection with the investigation. A […]