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Bogus electrician 'looked in every room' at house in Harrogate

A bogus electrician "looked in every room" of a house he accessed after showing an apparently fake ID to the occupant in Harrogate.

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CCTV image: offficers want to speak to this man in connection with a theft at Aldi supermarket in Ripon.

CCTV images released following theft of elderly lady's purse in Ripon

A CCTV image has been released following the theft of an elderly woman's purse in Ripon's Aldi store

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Crime statistics were released today.

North Yorkshire 'safest area in the country', police force says

North Yorkshire Police has said that new national crime figures reveal the area to be the "safest place in England".

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Nationwide warning over contaminated heroin after police raid on illicit drugs laboratory in Leeds

Nationwide warning over contaminated heroin after police raid on illicit drugs laboratory in Leeds

A police raid in Leeds earlier this week targeted an illicit drugs laboratory which was believed to be producing contaminated heroin linked to a number of deaths.

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Police are urging homeowners to be sure their outbuildings are secure

Burglaries at rural Harrogate homes 'may be linked'

Police are investigating after two break-ins at outbuildings of properties near Harrogate, which may be linked.

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Update: Police arrest woman on the run who escaped from North Yorkshire prison

Update: Police arrest woman on the run who escaped from North Yorkshire prison

Police have arrested a woman who escaped from a North Yorkshire prison while serving a five year sentence.
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The assault happened in Jenny Field Drive, Harrogate. Picture: Google

Police hunt man who sexually assaulted visually-impaired woman in Harrogate

A man grabbed the breasts of a visually-impaired woman in a Harrogate street.

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File pic: HMS Hermes on its return from the Falklands War

Falklands medal stolen in burglary

Police are appealing for information to track down a Falklands War medal stolen in a burglary in Darley.

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Latest decisions from Harrogate Magistrates Court: Man damaged pay and display parking machine at Asda

Latest decisions from Harrogate Magistrates Court: Man damaged pay and display parking machine at Asda

The following were dealt with at Harrogate Magistrates Court on April 11

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The total reward for information is now 4,000.

Reward grows to protect rare birds in Nidderdale

Crimestoppers have joined community efforts to combat the killing of rare birds in Nidderdale, raising the total reward for information to £4,000.

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Money-laundering revealed as ‘counterfeit’ fivers turn out to be worn-out genuine notes

Money-laundering revealed as ‘counterfeit’ fivers turn out to be worn-out genuine notes

Fake versions of the new ‘counterfeit-proof’ fiver have turned out to be genuine, washed-out notes.

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Revealed: the most common scams that tricked 7,000 NatWest customers

Revealed: the most common scams that tricked 7,000 NatWest customers

Goods that are never delivered, upfront fees and bogus invoices are among the scams most likely to fool bank customers, according to NatWest.

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Exclusive: Jail shame of Britain's Got Talent finalist who lied about US cancer treatment in bid to dodge tax fraud probe

Exclusive: Jail shame of Britain's Got Talent finalist who lied about US cancer treatment in bid to dodge tax fraud probe

A former Britain's Got Talent finalist was jailed yesterday after using a sham horse trading business to carry out a £280,000 fraud.
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More safety camera vans head out on North Yorkshire's roads as police seek to cut fatalities

More safety camera vans head out on North Yorkshire's roads as police seek to cut fatalities

Police are set to deploy six new safety camera vans in North Yorkshire in a bid to further reduce collisions, serious injuries and deaths on the county's roads.
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Harrogate man who set up sham horse trading business is jailed over £280,000 tax fraud

Harrogate man who set up sham horse trading business is jailed over £280,000 tax fraud

A phoney North Yorkshire horse trader who attempted to avoid an investigation into a £280,000 tax fraud by lying about having cancer has been jailed.

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Latest decisions from Harrogate Magistrates Court: Man stole 13 Yankee Candles from Boots

Latest decisions from Harrogate Magistrates Court: Man stole 13 Yankee Candles from Boots

The following were dealt with at Harrogate Magistrates Court on April 4

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The forged notes have been found in Ripon city centre.

Fears over banknote forgeries in Ripon

A Ripon shop owner is urging retailers across the city to be vigilant, after a fellow trader accepted forged banknotes through its tills this week.

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Stripped: Emma's car. One of a number of bizarre car bonnet thefts in Ripon.

Ripon hit by spate of bizarre car bonnet thefts

Ripon has been hit with a spate of bizarre car bonnet thefts, triggering alarm and shock across the city.
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Bike thefts have more than doubled across Harrogate

'Lock it or lose it,' bike thefts more than double across Harrogate

North Yorkshire Police (NYP) are calling for Harrogate cyclists to be vigilant as figures reveal bike thefts across the district have more than doubled in the last year.
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