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Man jailed for possessing more than 2.2 million images of children & concealing prohibited firearms in underground bunker complex

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Geoffrey George Crossland, aged 70, of Padside Green Farm, Padside, was sentenced at York Crown Court today (Monday 11 March 2019). He was also issued with a 10-year Sexual Harm Prevention Order and placed on the sex offenders register for 10 years.  He pleaded guilty to making 2,204,992 indecent photographs and videos of children between 1 […]

Appeal following theft in East Layton

Appeal following theft in East Layton

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It happened at Mainsgill Farm Shop at 11:20am on 6 March 2019 when a male and female entered the the shop and stole a quantity of alcohol before leaving without making an attempt to pay for the items. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, […]

Appeal after assault in Harrogate town centre

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It happened at approximately 9pm on Saturday 9 March 2019 when an 18 year-old man was assaulted outside McDonald’s on Cambridge Road. He received facial injuries and was treated by paramedics before being taken to Harrogate District Hospital. An 18 year-old man was arrested at the scene and is assisting police with their enquiries. We are requesting […]

Urgent appeal after large amount of jewellery stolen from Northallerton store

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Officers were called to Bradley’s Jewellers in Barker’s Arcade (Market Row) at around 10am after a man stole a large amount of jewellery. Then man then ran off down the arcade and into the Applegarth where he rode on a bicycle towards Applegarth Primary School. The man was wearing a crash helmet and boiler suit. […]

Scarborough police urge businesses to be security conscious

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Sergeant Mike Tinsley of the Scarborough Community Impact Team, said: “On analysis of the recent burglaries it is apparent the offender/s have targeted small business with little, or no obvious security measures in place. We urge business owners to review their current security measures and contact your local Neighbourhood Police Team if you need any advice […]