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Appeal following a theft at the Yorkshire Showgrounds

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The theft took place at the Hookstone Woods near the Yorkshire Showgrounds  sometime between 2pm on Sunday 3 July 2016 and 7am Monday 4 July 2016 and involved offenders gaining access to a secure construction site forcing a secure container and removing a quantity of tools and plant material. We are conducting enquiries and are […]

Appeal following a theft from a car in Knaresborough.

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It happened on Kirkgate outside the working mens club and involved a man smashing the window of a silver Toyota Yaris and stealing a carrier bag containing personal items. We are conducting enquiries and are requesting the public’s assistance to gain information in relation to this incident. In particular, we are appealing for information about […]

River incident in Knaresborough

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Police, fire and ambulance attended the scene and sadly the body of a man was recovered from the water a short time later. Investigations are ongoing, but it is not believed there are any suspicious circumstances surrounding his death. We are not in a position to identify the man at this time.

Suspected stolen bikes found in Harrogate – are they yours?

Suspected stolen bikes found in Harrogate – are they yours?

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Officers executed a warrant at an address in the town on Wednesday 22 June 2016, and recovered a large number of cycle parts including frames, forks, wheels and other component parts. Also located were other suspected stolen items. Now police have turned to Facebook to help reunite this property with its rightful owners. Inspector Alex […]