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Statement from Inspector Penny Taylor regarding three assaults on women in Harrogate

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“While incidents of this nature are unusual for Harrogate, I can reassure local residents that we are taking these reports very seriously. Extra policing resources have been deployed to carry out high visibility reassurance patrols in the area and to also support the investigation. “I’d appeal to local residents who live or work in the […]

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 […]