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Missing 16 year-old girl from Scarborough located safe and well

Posted on in Missing people

Original release: Urgent appeal to find missing 16 year-old girl from Scarborough North Yorkshire Police have issues an urgent appeal to find a girl missing from Scarborough 16 year-old Sophie Thornton was last seen in Scarborough Town centre at around 11am on Tuesday 25 September 2018. She is believed to have traveled to the Harrogate area […]

Appeal after children’s library bus damaged by criminals

Appeal after children’s library bus damaged by criminals

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened at Grove Road school between 5pm hours on 4 September and 10am on 5 September 2018. One of the windows of the double decker, which has been parked up and converted into a library, was shattered. In particular, we are appealing for information about anyone seen in the school grounds between the hours […]

Appeal following road rage incident near Scotch Corner

Posted on in Local appeals

It occurred at around 10.15am on Friday 31 August 2018 and involved  a white Ford Transit van and a yellow Audi A1. The driver of the Audi, a 23-year-old man from Penrith, Cumbria, was arrested and released under investigation on suspicion of dangerous driving. Nobody was injured in the incident. Witnesses are asked to call North Yorkshire Police […]

Appeal following dog bite injury in Harrogate

Posted on in Local appeals

On Wednesday 11 July 2018, a member of the public was walking their dog along Saltergate Drive in Harrogate when they were approached by a woman. The woman was also walking her dog, which jumped up towards the member of the public and bit their left arm, causing a small injury. Anyone who witnessed the […]

Harrogate criminal ordered to pay back £70,000 or face prison time

Posted on in News stories

In summer 2015, police seized 18 cannabis plants worth an estimated £24,000 in value following a warrant at Lee Depledge’s home address in Harrogate. Following a two year investigation, 41 year-old Depledge was sentenced at Bradford Crown Court on 14 August 2017. He was given a 15 month suspended prison sentence and ordered to do […]