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Appeal following Flixton van theft

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It happened on North Street just before 1am on Wednesday 16 September 2020 and involved the theft of a white Ford Transit van. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information about anyone who may have been seen acting suspiciously in […]

Appeal following an arson incident in Barlby

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It happened between Tuesday 1 September and Monday 7 September when offenders climbed on the roof of an industrial unit off Carr Lane before setting a fire causing damage to the roof. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation […]

Drug trafficker who fled UK for Thailand is tracked down by North Yorkshire Police and jailed

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Ross Hemington, of Darlington, was tracked down following an investigation by North Yorkshire Police’s Force Intelligence Bureau that spanned two continents. The 33-year-old was part of a drugs gang that imported tens of thousands of pounds of cocaine into the UK from India, hidden in fake designer handbags. North Yorkshire Police led an investigation into […]

Three arrested as plain clothed patrols intercept suspected drug dealers

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Officers from North Yorkshire Police’s Operation Expedite team were on proactive patrols in the Montpellier Hill area when they saw what they believed was a drug deal taking place. After stopping and searching three men, they recovered a large amount of suspected heroin and cash. The three men, all from Harrogate and aged 37 and […]

Warning – new scam email in circulation

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The email advises the recipient their vehicle has been used on a road to which a congestion charge applies. The email states the recipient must pay a charge of £25 and this will increase to £100 if the payment is not made within 28 days. The recipient is then asked to click on a link […]

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 […]