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Man hospitalised with serious injuries following Knaresborough assault

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The incident is believed to have occurred in the ginnel leading to Park Place, between the High Street and Park Row, at about 11.45pm. A man in his mid-thirties was seriously assaulted, and was only able to report the assault yesterday due to being in hospital since the night of the assault having facial reconstructive surgery. […]

Appeal to find man wanted for prison recall – links to Harrogate and Sheffield

Appeal to find man wanted for prison recall – links to Harrogate and Sheffield

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Philip John Watson, 27, was released from HMP Hull on 16 March 2018, having been jailed for robbery and racially/religiously aggravated criminal damage. He has since breached the terms of his release licence, due to his poor behaviour – and the Prison and Probation Service recalled him to prison on 6 April 2018. Watson has […]

FRAUD ALERT: elderly Harrogate woman conned out of £9,200 in courier fraud

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The victim was phoned at approximately 2pm on 10 April 2018 by a man who claimed to be a Police Sergeant from Humberside Police. He told the victim that he was part of an undercover operation and that they have arrested two men who they believe have withdrawn £16,000 in cash from her bank account […]

Half an hour from report to arrest: three suspects arrested near Thirsk following report of theft in York

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Police received a call from the designer outlet at 7.16pm on Tuesday 10 April 2018 to report the theft of sunglasses along with details of a vehicle the suspects were seen to leave in. Officers were able to track the vehicle’s movements thanks to Automatic Number Plate Recognition technology and located the vehicle travelling north along […]

North Yorkshire Police celebrates one year anniversary of Project Servator in the county

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The innovative police scheme, which originally launched in York on Tuesday 11 April 2017, sees the deployment of both highly visible and covert police officers and staff alongside other resources such as dogs, firearms, ANPR (Automatic Number Plate Recognition) and CCTV cameras in crowded places across the county. The unpredictable deployments are designed to deter, […]