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Appeal following recent town centre assault in Harrogate

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It happened on Union Street, next to Jubilee Car Park, between 1.30am and 1.50am on Sunday 14 January 2018. It  involved a small group of people containing a man and woman couple that were said to be arguing, before a man aged in his early 20s from Harrogate was assaulted by the man. The victim required treatment at […]

Appeal following a road traffic collision and vehicle leaving the scene in Acomb, York

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The collision took place between 11:55am and 12:00pm on Sunday 21 January 2018 and involved a Black Volkswagen Golf and a Black Volkswagen Polo. The Polo left the scene of the accident before speaking to the other driver or awaiting police arrival. We are appealing for witnesses to the collision or anyone who recalls seeing […]

Appeal for information following horsebox fire and graffiti on car in Scrayingham

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It happened on Bleaberry Lane near Scrayingham at 13:30hrs on Saturday 20th January 2018 and involved the setting fire to a horsebox and obscene graffiti on another car nearby. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information about whether anyone witnessed […]

Stolen bike returned to its rightful owner within hours of its theft – thanks to police security marking technology

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On the afternoon of Wednesday 17 January 2018, officers recovered a suspected stolen Carrera bike which had been abandoned on St Andrewgate, York. The bike had been security marked by North Yorkshire Police, meaning its frame was engraved with a unique identification number. Just as officers were about to visit the registered address of the […]

Dangerous driver banned for 18 months

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On Friday 16 June 2017, Brandon Price was captured by another driver’s dash-cam, driving a silver Lexus RX300 dangerously on the A59 Skipton Road at Blubberhouses. After overtaking dangerously and forcing the driver on the other side of the road to take evasive action, Price went on to overtake a lorry, clipping the vehicle as […]