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Harrogate: Cash machine robbery appeal

Posted on in Local appeals

This happened on Cambridge Road at 5.50pm on Wednesday 4 March 2020. A woman aged in her 70s had been using the cash machine outside Santander bank when an unknown man has reached over and grabbed the money before pushing the woman to the floor and running off. We are requesting the public’s assistance to […]

Harrogate disturbance appeal

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The anti-social behaviour occurred near the Cenotaph at around 6.30pm on Wednesday (26 February 2020). Enquiries are ongoing and officers are asking for assistance to help identify the man involved as part of the investigation. Anyone with information that could assist is asked to call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask […]

Four year prison sentence for Harrogate child abuser

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Paul John Geagan, aged 52, was sentenced at York Crown Court on Tuesday (25 February 2020) having previously pleading guilty to sexual assault by touching which occurred in 2015. He also admitted to possessing GBL, a controlled Class C drug, and possessing 1,193 extreme pornographic images involving bestiality. Gaegan was arrested by North Yorkshire Police’s […]

Appeal for information following burglary in Lindley

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The burglary is believed to have taken places between 1.30pm and 2pm on Monday 3 February 2020 when an unknown suspect has gained access to the property through an upstairs window, by smashing it with a rock. A quick search has been conducted and a number of high value items have been taken from the […]

Appeal following an assault in Harrogate

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It happened between 1am and 2am on Sunday, 2 February. A man assaulted another man, causing injuries to his face and damaging his glasses. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select […]

Watch: Moment police catch Bradford burglars hiding up a tree

Posted on in Burglary, News stories

Around twenty officers were involved in the chase for Abraham Fox, 28, Ross Sutcliffe, 29, and 48 year-old William Lowther who sped off sped off after catching the attention of police in a ‘suspicious looking’ stolen vehicle in the early hours of Wednesday 15 January. It came just 20 minutes after they had burgled the […]