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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 […]

CCTV issued after purse and wallet stolen from Yorkshire Event Centre

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On the afternoon of 18 March 2018, a purse and a wallet were stolen from a room at the centre. Officers are appealing to anyone who can help identify the man in the images to contact them. Anyone with information is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for […]

CCTV appeal: Vodka stolen from Sherburn in Elmet Coop

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On 7 April 2018, two bottles of vodka were taken from store without payment. Police are appealing to anyone who can help identify the woman to contact them. Anyone with information is asked to call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for PC Derek Bone, or email Derek.bone@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk If you wish […]

Appeal after van stolen from Malton found burnt out

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It happened between 5pm on 16 April  and 7am on 17 April 2018. The van was found stripped of parts and its contents,  including the gear box, engine and a large amount of joinery tools. Police are warning members of the public, particularly trades people who carry expensive tools, to be on their guard and take as many […]