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Watch: Drugs raid and police crackdown sees four arrested across Harrogate

Two men in their 20s have been arrested and released on bail following a drugs raid on a Harrogate flat as part of a county-wide police operation.

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Appeal: Police issue image of suspected Harrogate burglar

Appeal: Police issue image of suspected Harrogate burglar

This is the man police want to identify after a house burglary in Harrogate.

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Picture: North Yorkshire Police

CCTV released of two men suspected of stealing designer perfume from Knaresborough store

CCTV images of two men have been released as police suspect they stole a number of bottles of designer perfume from a store in Knaresborough.

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At least 15,000 sheep were killed in dog attacks last year, report Sheepwatch UK.  Picture by Tony Johnson.

Police evidence bid to press for tougher livestock attack laws

A thorough examination of the laws around livestock worrying has been launched by police in order to identify how farms can be better protected against dog attacks.

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Harrogate man caused serious collision while drinking beer behind wheel of van

Harrogate man caused serious collision while drinking beer behind wheel of van

A Harrogate man has been jailed for two-and-a-half years after causing a serious collision while drinking beer behind the wheel.

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King James's School, Knaresborough.

Support for pupils after girl, 16, dies at home in Knaresborough

Students at a North Yorkshire school have been offered support following the “tragic and unexpected” death of a 16-year-old pupil.

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Warning as ID fraud reaches record level

Warning as ID fraud reaches record level

People are being warned to protect their personal data, as 172,919 identity frauds were recorded in 2016.

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Burglar jailed after “utterly reckless” Yorkshrie crime spree

Burglar jailed after “utterly reckless” Yorkshrie crime spree

A burglar has been jailed for five years after he went on an “utterly reckless” six-month crime spree.

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The case was heard at York Crown Court

COURT: Teen led police on car chase through Harrogate before crashing into tree

A teenager clocked up speeds of up to 100mph during a car chase through the streets of Harrogate which ended with him crashing into a tree and suffering serious injuries.

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Ryan Mulvaney. Picture: North Yorkshire Police (s).

Man jailed for six-month thieving spree across Harrogate, Knaresborough and Scarborough

A career burglar who went on a six-month thieving spree to fund his drug habit has been jailed for five years.

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The cases were heard at Harrogate Magistrates Court.

Man stole chocolates from McColls: Latest decisions from Harrogate Magistrates Court

The following were dealt with at Harrogate Magistrates Court on March 7.

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A blue Mazda struck a stationary car on Cold Bath Road.

Police seek driver who failed to stop after hitting parked car

Police are appealing for information after a parked car was struck by another vehicle and the driver failed to stop on Cold Bath Road

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Online identity theft reaches record high

Online identity theft reaches record high

Identity theft has reached an all time high with 172,919 cases being recorded in 2016 according to Cifas, the UK’s leading fraud prevention service.

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The case was heard at York Crown Court

Man jailed over child sex abuse images

A former IT manager has been jailed for downloading images of child sex abuse.

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Cyber crooks carrying out nation state-style attacks

Cyber crooks carrying out nation state-style attacks

Cyber criminals are targeting British businesses by imitating nation state-style attacks, the National Crime Agency warns.

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The cases were heard at Harrogate Magistrates Court.

Man exposed himself in Cheltenham Parade: Latest decisions from Harrogate Magistrates Court

The following were dealt with at Harrogate Magistrates Court on February 24

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SCAM WARNING: Fraudsters using hold music to convince unsuspecting banking customers

SCAM WARNING: Fraudsters using hold music to convince unsuspecting banking customers

Action Fraud - the UK’s national reporting centre for cybercrime - has warned of a new tool in the arsenal of online fraudsters.

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Warning over tax rebate scam

Warning over tax rebate scam

A warning has been issued about a potential scam which involves the sending of fake emails or texts offering a tax rebate.

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Left to right: Michael Francis and Steven Loveridge have been sentenced to jail for defrauding elderly and vulnerable victims with dementia

Knaresborough pair jailed after defrauding thousands from victims with dementia

A pair of Knaresborough men have been jailed after defrauding elderly people including victims as old as 91 and living with dementia.

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North Yorkshire Police investigate damage to a motorcycle

Police investigate criminal damage on parked motorbike in North Yorkshire

A motorbike was pushed over and damaged in a deliberate act in Harrogate say police.

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