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Dozens of firearms handed in during surrender campaign

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The surrender, part of a national campaign co-ordinated by the National Ballistics Intelligence Service (NABIS), started on Saturday 20 July and ran until Sunday 4 August. During that time, people could dispose of firearms or ammunition by simply taking them to a local police station and handing them over. The following items were handed in […]

An emotional and important ride in memory of fallen officers

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The ride went really well despite torrential rain which started at 11am on Saturday and did not stop until after we’d finished on Sunday. We didn’t let it dampen our spirits, only the seat of our cycling pants which felt like wet nappies… and there was a fair bit of wringing out my sodden socks […]

Two further assaults on women reported in Harrogate

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As well as an assault on a 26-year-old woman in Franklin Road at around 3.30am on Saturday, two other attacks have been reported with similar circumstances in Cold Bath Road and Park Parade late on Friday and early Saturday (August 2 and 3). In each case the victims reported being followed, before attempts were made […]

Appeal for witnesses to an assault in Scarborough

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The incident took place at the Crown Tavern Pub at around 6pm on Saturday 20 July 2019 and involved a man being assaulted in the outside seating area of the pub. The assault has left the victim with injuries to his face. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding […]

Appeal after sexual touching incident at Deer Shed Festival

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The incident happened at the Deer Shed Festival near Topcliffe in the ‘G’ camping area at around 4am on 27 July 2019 and involved the victim being inappropriately touched by a man in her chest area. We are appealing for anyone who might have information about the incident and particularly looking for a man who […]