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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told the victim that he was part of an undercover operation and that they have arrested two men who they believe have withdrawn £16,000 in cash from her bank account […]

Multi agency day of action planned for Harrogate District

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Designed to offer opportunities for community engagement and to show proactive policing in action, Operation Culminate’s ultimate aim will be to reduce crime and anti-social behaviour and increase police intelligence and community confidence in the Harrogate District area. Officers from the local Neighbourhood Policing Teams, Firearms Support Unit, Roads Policing Unit, Rural Task Force, Traffic […]

Police bid to reunite hi-vis hero with lost jacket

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Officers attended a collision on the evening of Tuesday 20 March, on the B6161 Leathley Lane, near Otley. A passing member of the public stopped and provided a warm, high-visibility jacket to a shaken-up motorist. However, he left before officers were able to reunite him with his jacket, which is currently in storage at Harrogate […]

Appeal for information following burglary in Skipton

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Between 3 and 4.30pm on Friday 9 March 2018, someone has entered a property via the rear door of a terraced house on Otley Street Skipton near to the Magistrates Courts. We are requesting the public’s assistance and requested that any witnesses contact police and nearby residents check their cctv systems to see if anything […]

CCTV appeal following theft of £280 worth of items from Lloyds pharmacy in Harrogate

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The woman was seen to enter the pharmacy at around 4.20pm. Items including slimming products, razor blades and toothbrush refills were taken from the shelf, without any offer of payment being made. Anyone who recognises the woman is asked to contact police on 101, select option 2 and ask to speak to Xavi Lopez. Please […]