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Appeal following burglary in Harrogate

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It happened on Reservoir Road between 10:00am and 3.30pm on Saturday 5 September 2020. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information about any suspicious person/s or vehicles seen in the area at that time. Anyone with information that could assist […]

Harrogate shop incident arrest: Officers allegedly spat at and bitten by man claiming to have coronavirus

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The incident occurred at a store on Railway Road between 5pm and 5.20pm on Thursday (10 September 2020). It was initially reported to the Force Control Room that the 32-year-old man was being abusive and threatening towards customers and staff. Officers from the Neighbourhood Policing Team and the Roads Policing Group were alerted to the […]

Harrogate: Suspected modern slavery offences uncovered by traffic cops

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Officers pulled over a silver Audi A4 saloon car on Burn Bridge Road at Pannal, Harrogate, just before 3am on Tuesday (25 August 2020). Following checks on the vehicle and the occupants, a 47-year-old man from Leeds and a 32-year-old woman from Birmingham were arrested for suspected modern slavery and people trafficking offences. Following questioning, […]

Man jailed for taking indecent photographs of three-year-old girl

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Geoffrey Crowther, aged 72, was sentenced to 12 months’ imprisonment at York Crown Court today (Wednesday 26 August 2020) after previously pleading guilty to four charges, including: making four indecent images of children in the most serious Category A, between 14 June 2017 and 14 November 2018 making three indecent images of children in Category […]

Appeal following residential Burglary in Whixley, Harrogate

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It happened at 02.40hrs on 16.08.20 at Whixley near Harrogate  when suspects entered the house, stole two sets of car keys stole a marked emergency services training vehicle. The vehicle, a Volvo registration E4 RDT , was later  discovered in Knaresborough. Also stolen from the house was a Brietling watch. We are requesting the public’s […]

Suspected ‘2 in 1’ burglar arrested following police pursuit

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At around 2.45am, North Yorkshire Police received a report of burglary which had just occurred on St Helen’s Road in Harrogate. Offenders had entered the victim’s home and searched through a Mercedes parked on the driveway before fleeing after being disturbed. Officers were immediately deployed to the area and at around 3am, a police unit […]