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Summer drink and drug drive campaign update: 53 arrested as officers carry out hundreds of breath tests across the county

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On average, the 53 people arrested blew almost twice the legal limit. Six recorded readings of more than three times the limit. Police have branded the results are “shocking” and have warned those who drive under the influence of drink or drugs: “We’re determined to catch you.” The campaign, which began on 14 June and […]

The A-Z of online fraud

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With all the convenience the internet brings, it is important to be aware of potential online risks. Here Detective Inspector Jon Hodgeon, Head of North Yorkshire Police’s Major Fraud and Economic Crime Unit shares the A-Z of online fraud to help you recognise some of the most common scams.   A – Application Fraud Application Fraud […]

Appeal for information after man steals money from young girl

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North Yorkshire Police is appealing for witnesses and information regarding a theft occurred in Starbeck, Harrogate. The theft occurred at the junction of Forest Avenue and Knaresborough Road at approximately 11.30am on Sunday, 24 June. It is believed a man approached an 11-year-old girl as she left the Co-operative store with her friend. Whilst she […]