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All eyes on rural areas as police keep up pressure on criminals

Posted on in News stories, Rural

Focusing on Hambleton, Richmondshire, northern parts of Craven and Ryedale, the A1 in Harrogate, and the A171 Moor Road corridor near Whitby, the operation aimed to ensure criminals could not prey on the county’s rural communities undetected. From the evening of Wednesday 30 September 2020, into the early hours of this morning, 43 officers from […]

Appeal following theft of two Triumph motorcycles from Harrogate – substantial reward on offer for information given to the police which results in safe return of both bikes

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened at an address on Firs Drive between 10pm and midnight on 19 August 2020. It is believed the motorcycles were taken and ridden away from the address and headed towards the Leeds area. The motorcycles had the number plates AV52KWS and WX56EKY, but these are likely to have been changed since. The picture […]

Rural building site security a priority after police stop van full of stolen machinery

Posted on in News stories, Rural

At 8.20pm yesterday, Thursday 24 September 2020, North Yorkshire Police officers on patrol near the town spotted a red Peugeot Boxer van in suspicious circumstances. The van was brought to a stop near the roundabout of the A59 and A658, east of Knaresborough. When officers opened it up, they found a generator, wacker plate, cutting […]

Appeal following the theft of silver Ford Galaxy in Ripon

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It happened on Kirby Road at around 10.25am on Tuesday 22 September when a silver Ford Galaxy, registration number MK11LHD, was taken from Kirby Road. It was then seen driving at speed out of Kirby Drive, spin around in the middle of the road and make off in the direction of the town centre. Four […]

Stolen car recovered and four arrests in Ripon this morning

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Just before 11am this morning, a silver Ford Galaxy was reported stolen from a house in the city. Police immediately attended the area and began a search for the stolen car. Officers located the car abandoned at about 12.15pm. A number of people were seen running from it. Air support was called in from the […]

Police appeal after large-scale cannabis grow uncovered in Ripon

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Officers were alerted to the former Matrix nightclub premises on Kirkgate at 6.16pm on Thursday (17 September 2020). Two people were reportedly seen running away after being disturbed during a routine building check. An extensive area search was carried out on Thursday evening, including the use of a police drone, without finding the individuals involved. […]