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Appeal to collectors and antique dealers to lookout for stolen napkin rings

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The items were stolen in a burglary in Copmanthorpe near York last year, but it has now come to light that two napkin rings have dates of birth engraved on them, making them easily identifiable. It is possible that the napkin rings could have been sold on to dealers or collectors and officers are appealing […]

Appeal following thefts of gully covers in York

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The gully covers have been taken from Willow Bank, Poplar Grove, Station Avenue, Hawthorne Terrace South and Hawthorne Terrace North at around 7am on Tuesday 16 February 2021. A white van was seen to be acting suspiciously in the area around the time of the thefts. Anyone who saw anything suspicious, or who saw a […]

Appeal after sentimental jewellery stolen in burglary on Harrogate’s Kirkstone Road

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It happened on Kirkstone Road between 5.30pm and 6.30pm on Wednesday 17 February 2021 when offender(s) gained access to a house through a back window and stole a number of sentimental item of jewellery: A gold wedding ring A gold engagement ring with platinum diamonds A full platinum chain necklace with a platinum pendant Four […]

Appeal following theft of a Cat4 scanning device in Scarborough

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It happened on King Street between 1.15pm and 2.30pm on Friday 12 February 2021 and involved the theft of a Cat4 scanning device from where workmen had been working on the road bordering  Newborough. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for […]

Appeal after safe and cash stolen from home of 100-year-old man

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It happened at an address on Long Meadow, Skipton at some point between 4 and 12 February 2021 when a safe containing a large amount of cash was stolen from the home of a 100-year-old war veteran. Officers are we are appealing for information about any unusual activity seen in the area between these dates, […]

Appeal following garage burglary in Harrogate

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It happened on Wednesday 3 February 2021 between the hours of 10am and 7.30pm when tools worth a total of £3,000 were stolen, including power tools and garden equipment. Police are appealing to anyone who saw any suspicious people or vehicles on the street that day and to anyone who may have private CCTV to […]