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CCTV released after woman hit in the face with a glass at Banyan Harrogate

CCTV images of a man have been released by police after a woman was hit in the face by a glass during an incident in Banyan Harrogate.

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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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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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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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CSI Leeds: Police recruit crime scene investigators

CSI Leeds: Police recruit crime scene investigators

Would you love your job to be as fascinating as a real-life episode of CSI?

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Inside HMP Leeds, where 46 fires were reported in 2016.

'Six fires every week' at Yorkshire's prisons

Figures from the Ministry of Justice have revealed there were 315 fires in prisons across Yorkshire over the past year - the equivalent of six blazes every week.

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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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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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COURT: Man punched victim during attack outside Harrogate bar

A man has been jailed for two years after launching an attack on two men in Harrogate.

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The cases were heard at Harrogate Magistrates Court.

Latest decisions from Harrogate Magistrates Court

The following were dealt with at Harrogate Magistrates Court on February 16

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Police continued a protracted investigation into the pair's crimes.

95-year-old Knaresborough woman burgled by 'doorstep criminal'

A 27-year-old man who conned his way into and stole from the homes of three elderly Knaresborough residents has had two years added onto a current prison sentence.

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Video: What the new rules on using a phone at the wheel mean to you

New drivers face losing their licence the first time they are caught using a phone behind the wheel illegally.

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Craig Malton. Picture: North Yorkshire Police (s).

COURT: Man grabbed petrified teen by throat during Harrogate robbery

A man has been jailed for two years after terrifying a teenage boy during a robbery in the middle of Harrogate.

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WATCH: Family's emotional plea for answers over Knaresborough hit and run victim

The family of a Knaresborough man who was killed by a hit and run driver have issued a heartfelt plea for more answers on the tenth anniversary of his death.
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A court heard the officer at Wetherby Young Offenders Institution had to undergo expensive dental treatment following the attack.

Teen attacked officer in cell at Wetherby young offenders institution

A teenager who carried out a violent attack on an officer in his cell at a young offenders institution has been returned to custody for 18 months.

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The cases were heard at Harrogate Magistrates Court.

Man destroyed sign at Harrogate Police Station: Latest decisions from Harrogate Magistrates Court

The following were dealt with at Harrogate Magistrates Court on February 8:

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Richardson was sentenced at York Crown Court on Monday.

Harrogate man fraudulently blew nearly £10,000 in mother's care home funds

A son of a Harrogate woman was told he will 'probably never see his mother again' after blowing nearly £10,000 which was meant to pay for her care-home fees.

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Police are investigating after a buzzard was shot and killed in North Yorkshire

Buzzard shot and killed at North Yorkshire beauty spot

POLICE are appealing for information after a buzzard was shot and killed at a North Yorkshire beauty spot.

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