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Witness appeal: Serious injury motorcycle collision in Harrogate District

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The collision, which occurred on Askwith Moor Road between Fewston Reservoir and Otley at 2.39pm on Sunday (24 February 2019), involved a black Peugeot car travelling towards the A59 and a blue and white older-style Yamaha motorcycle travelling towards Otley. The rider of the motorcycle, a 48-year-old man from the Leeds area, was airlifted to […]

Sudden death investigation in Harrogate

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The incident occurred on Springfield Avenue, near to the Premier Inn, at 1.24pm on Saturday (23 February 2019). Police officers and paramedics attempted to revive the man but he sadly dead at Harrogate District Hospital. Next of kin have not yet been informed. A police cordon has been put in place at the scene while […]

Appeal for information following burglary in Harrogate

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Police are appealing for information following a burglary at a property in Harrogate. The offence occurred on Mayfield Grove between 7.15pm and 7.30pm on Tuesday, 19 February. Officers are keen to speak with a man seen in the area which they believe may have information which is vital to their investigation. The man officers would […]

Harrogate: Appeal for information after attempted robbery on taxi driver

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It happened at about 10pm on Thursday 14th February 2019 and involved a silver Ford Mondeo taxi and an unknown man who approached the driver. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information about the man involved who is described as […]

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 […]