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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 […]

North Yorkshire Police raise awareness of the dangers of carrying a knife or weapon 

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Detective Superintendent Steve Thomas, who is the operational lead for knife crime in North Yorkshire Police, said: “Reports of tragic and life changing incidents involving knives and weapons have been in the headlines in recent months which reminds us how all too easily a life can be taken away by someone’s reckless choice to carry […]

Witness and information appeal following a burglary in Skipton

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The incident happened between 1pm and 4pm on 2 March 2019 when Jewellery and other items were taken from the house, including the car keys, which led to the car from the driveway also being stolen. The stolen car is a blue BMW convertible, registration number YE66 HAO. Police are appealing for any witnesses who […]