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Appeal following purse theft in Boroughbridge

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  A man approached an elderly victim on Horsefair, Boroughbridge and distracted her by asking for directions. While doing this, he stole the victim’s purse from her handbag and walked off.  He then used the debit card to withdraw £700 cash. Despite extensive enquiries following the incident – which happened at 10am on 11 September, […]

Landrover Discovery damaged on North Road in Ripon

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It happened at around 11pm on Friday 11 August 2017 when the vehicle was left near to the entrance of the old auction market. In particular, we are appealing for any passers-by between 10.30pm and 11pm, either on foot or in vehicles, to help us identify those responsible. There was a large group of youths […]

Man interviewed in connection with red kite shooting

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On the afternoon of Saturday 11 March 2017, a dead red kite was found in Nidderdale, North Yorkshire. An examination revealed the bird’s carcass contained what is believed to be lead shot. Three rewards worth a total of £3,000 have been offered for information leading to the arrest and charge of anyone involved in the […]

Appeal following a public order incident in Ripon

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It happened on Lark Hill Lane, just up from the junction with Clotherholme Road at 10.45am on Saturday 29 July 2017 and involved a woman being abusive and aggressive towards another woman. We are conducting enquiries and are requesting the public’s assistance to help determine the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are […]