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Woodfield Road incident brought to a safe conclusion

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A cordon had been put in place and a police negotiator was sent to the scene to help resolve the situation which was reported to police shortly before 7am. A man in his 30s has been arrested on suspicion of affray and has been taken to hospital for treatment. A woman was also taken to […]

Man charged with motoring offences following pursuit to Leeds

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The man was arrested after he failed to stop for officers in Harrogate town centre shortly before 5pm on Monday 14 June 2021. The incident led to a pursuit all the way to Sheepscar in Leeds, where the man was arrested. He is due to appear in court next month.

‘Deeply concerning’: Police find children not strapped in as they stop 60 motorists for seatbelt offences

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Three of the offences involved children who were not securely seated – incidents police have described as “deeply concerning”. Patrols and vehicle checks were conducted in a number of communities, with drivers and passengers being stopped it they were not following the rules. Officers also carried out education sessions with parents outside schools throughout the […]

Appeal following indecent exposure in Ryedale village

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It happened at around 8am on Sunday (13 June) on the road between Settrington and Scagglethorpe. A man driving a dark-coloured hatchback approached a woman who was walking along the route. He called her over to the car and indecently exposed himself while he was in the driver’s seat. He is described as a slim […]

UPDATE: Man cautioned following public order incident in Knaresborough

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Update 2.10pm on 14 June 2021 Following an investigation, a man in his 20s has been cautioned for a public order offence, namely using threatening behaviour. A second man, also in his 20s, was issued with a penalty notice for a similar offence. Police are no longer appealing for information. Update 4pm on 11 May […]