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North Yorkshire Police car vandalised with spray paint near the Fairfax estate

A North Yorkshire Police car has been vandalised as it was parked near the Fairfax estate in Harrogate.

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David Cuskin

Professional burglar in £119,000 jewellery raid on Harrogate property

A professional burglar stole over £150,000 worth of jewellery, cars and antiques in a series of raids at properties across Harrogate and north Leeds.

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Joint owner of Spoilt Gelato Pajwa Mo (on right) with his daughter Laiqa(9) and joint owner Khuram Jahangir outside Spoilt Gelato in Starbeck.(1607253AM1)

Popular Spoilt Gelato owner left £600 out of pocket after one-year anniversary theft

A much-loved independent business owner was left £600 out of pocket after thieves smashed their way into his shop on the evening of their one-year anniversary.

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Tony Williams outside Boston Spa post office. Picture: Ross Parry Agency

I can see them still, says postmaster who tackled raiders dressed as women

A postmaster who was attacked by shotgun-wielding thugs said he still gets flashbacks of the robbery.

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County councillor calls for more traffic police on Harrogate's roads

A North Yorkshire County Councillor has called for more visible traffic police on Harrogate’s roads in a bid to reduce road casualties.

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Wesley Chapel on Oxford Street

More than 100 ASB incidents reported near Oxford Street since May

Oxford Street businesses have welcomed a crackdown on “intimidating” street drinkers with more than 100 Anti-Social Behaviour (ASB) incidents reported to police since May.

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Betty Davidson. Image: North Yorkshire Police

Harrogate school’s catering boss jailed for stealing £98,000 of dinner money

A catering manager at a Harrogate high school has been jailed for stealing nearly £100,000 of dinner money over eight years.

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Harrogate Theatre

Man charged to court after reportedly throwing bike at Harrogate Theatre's doors

A man has been charged with criminal damage after reports he "threw a bike" at the doors of Harrogate Theatre in the early hours of Saturday.

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CCTV images released after meat theft from Leeds Road Co-op

Police have released CCTV images of a man who stole meat from the Co-op on Leeds Road.

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Intruders break into accommodation for elderly people on Cold Bath Road

Residents at an accommodation for elderly people in Harrogate were left startled when intruders forced their way into the building on Sunday.
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Woman inappropriately touched on train between Harrogate and York

A woman has been inappropriately touched by a man as she travelled on a train between Harrogate and York.

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Stonefall Cemetery - Google Maps

Son's despair as thieves steal loving tributes from Stonefall Cemetery

A loving son has called for greater security measures at Stonefall Cemetery after tributes he left on his mother and father’s grave were stolen.

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There were wide variations in the rate of complaints received by Yorkshire's police forces.

Postcode lottery for Yorkshire police complaints is revealed

The police watchdog has warned of a ‘postcode lottery’ in the way forces around the country deal with complaints against their officers.

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Stephen Pickard

Harrogate duo jailed for 15 years as gang found guilty of multi-million pound fraud

Two Harrogate men have been jailed for a combined 15 years after being part of a gang that was found guilty of investment fraud totalling more than £5m.

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Wesley Chapel

New police operation to launch next week targeting Wesley Chapel street drinkers

A new police operation targeting Harrogate's street drinkers will come into force next week after increasing reports of intimidating anti-social behaviour across the town centre.

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Fake parking ticket emails are in circulation.

Warning over fake parking ticket emails scam

Fraudsters are sending out “Parking Charge Reminder” emails, claiming that the recipient has parked in a UKPC car park

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Pet owner's horrified as "beloved" cat found dead following gruesome attack

A cat has been found dead in a Harrogate park after a gruesome attack which saw its tail and right ear deliberately severed.

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Belmont Park - Google Maps

Spate of bin fires across Harrogate parks raises arson fears

Fears have been raised over a spate of arson incidents across Harrogate parks with crews forced to deal with three bin fires in one week.

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Nydd Vale Terrace - Google Maps

Masked gang steal 14-year-old boy's bike in Nydd Vale Terrace attack

A masked gang assaulted a 14-year-old boy and stole his bike while he was out walking in Harrogate on Halloween.

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Warning over court summons scam emails

Police and Action Fraud are warning people about a wave of scam emails that appear to be summoning the recipient to appear in court.

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