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INVESTIGATION: How cyber crime is threatening the most vulnerable in our society

Cyber crime is rising at an exponential rate across the country, as criminals deploy increasingly sophisticated techniques to target the most vulnerable in our society.
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Police are appealing for witnesses.

Air ambulance called for woman thrown from spooked horse near Ripon

An air ambulance took a woman to hospital after she was thrown from her horse when it was spooked by a car overtaking a tractor in North Yorkshire.
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North Yorkshire PCC, Julia Mulligan. Picture : Jonathan Gawthorpe

Police tsar plan for fire services branded ‘crazy’

A former North Yorkshire chief constable has branded a plan for the area’s Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) to also run its fire authority a “crazy idea”.

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North Yorkshire PCC, Julia Mulligan. Picture : Jonathan Gawthorpe

North Yorkshire’s new police HQ to ‘save £10m’, force boss says

North Yorkshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has insisted that £10 million will be saved as a move of the force’s headquarters got under way after years of planning.

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Wayne Campbell . Picture: North Yorkshire Police (s).

Court: Man lashed 'Good Samaritan' brothers with dog chain in Harrogate attack

A thug lashed two “Good Samaritan” brothers with a dog chain and beat them relentlessly for the sole reason that they had tried to help a homeless man, a court heard.

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Warning to farmers after around 60 lambs stolen near Harrogate

Warning to farmers after around 60 lambs stolen near Harrogate

Police are urging farmers to be vigilant after dozens of lambs were stolen near Harrogate.
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Ten lambs stolen from field near Harrogate

POLICE are appealing for information after ten lambs were stolen from a field near Harrogate.

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MP bids for Whitlam’s Law

MP bids for Whitlam’s Law

Elmet & Rothwell MP Alec Shelbrooke secured an Adjournment Debate in the House of Commons today, calling for a change in the law to allow the prosecution of driving offences committed on private land.

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Dishforth Road. Image: Google

Hate crime investigation after man with walking stick verbally abused near Ripon

NORTH Yorkshire Police are treating a report of a man with a walking stick being verbally abused as a hate crime incident.

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The incident occurred between 8pm on Tuesday, July 11 and 8am on Wednesday, July 12

Can you help? Criminal damage in Bilton and Woodfield area

An appeal for information has been made after a number of vehicles and properties were damaged in the Bilton and Woodfield area.

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Video: Armed robbery at Leeds city centre watch shop

MASKED armed robbers struck at a watch shop in the upmarket Victoria Quarter in Leeds city centre today.

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Julia Mulligan, North Yorkshire' police and crime commissioner. Picture : Jonathan Gawthorpe

North Yorkshire’s police tsar could take on fire role

North Yorkshire’s police and crime commissioner could take over the work of the county’s fire authority as emergency services look at how to meet a new legal duty to collaborate.

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Police investigate aggravated burglary in Huddersfield

Police investigate aggravated burglary in Huddersfield

Three men forced their way into a house in West Yorkshire today and assaulted a man during an aggravated burglary.

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CCTV appeal: Harrogate police issue images after thefts from Co-op

Police in Harrogate have issued CCTV image of two people they want to trace after thefts from a shop in the town.

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Police have arrested a total of 17 people in Harrogate.

Harrogate police arrest 17 drink and drug drivers during summer crackdown

A total of 17 suspected drink and drug drivers were arrested in Harrogate during the course of a police crackdown last month.

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Police believe there are no suspicious circumstances around the death.

Young woman found dead in Jennyfields area of Harrogate

Officers were called to reports of 'the sudden death of a young woman' in the Jennyfields area of Harrogate on the evening of Wednesday, July 5.

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The funding to the North Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner's office will now be directed towards supporting the Independent Domestic Abuse Services (IDAS),

Award of £150,000 to bolster support for victims of sexual violence across North Yorkshire

Support for victims of sexual violence across North Yorkshire has been bolstered by £150,000 from the home office.

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Hundreds of people are using the internet to catch paedophiles

Poll: Should paedophile hunters be recruited to work alongside police?

So-called ‘paedophile hunters’ should be recruited to work alongside police forces to help tackle child sexual exploitation says a leading police and crime commissioner.
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Billy Hatfield was withdrawing money from a cash machine in Knaresborough High Street when a gang or robbers pulled up in a BMW with no number plates.

Brave have-a-go hero fights off raiders at Knaresborough cash point

A 58-year-old father who tackled a violent robber has been awarded £500 by a Crown Court judge for his astonishing bravery.

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Nearly a third of drivers were at least double the limit

A third of drink-drivers in North Yorkshire were 'at least twice over the legal limit.'

One in three drink-drivers arrested in North Yorkshire last month were at least twice over the legal limit.
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