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Fraudsters posing as HMRC officials target residents in North Yorkshire

Police are urging people to be on their guard after reports of telephone fraudsters posing as government officials.

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Police have arrested another man following a serious assault in Harrogate.

22-year-old man arrested in Harrogate on suspicion of attempted murder

A 22-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following a serious assault that took place in Harrogate, just off Skipton Road.

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Three suspects have been remanded in custody.

Teenage boys from Leeds in police car-chase following Harrogate burglaries

Three 16-year-old boys from Leeds are in police custody following a number of overnight burglaries in Harrogate.
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Do you recognise the man captured on CCTV cameras at the Co-op in Ripon?

CCTV images released as police in Ripon investigate theft from petrol station shop

Police have released CCTV images of a man they want to trace after the theft of a case of cider from a shop in Ripon.

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Police were called to several incidents of antisocial behaviour in Harrogate on Halloween.

Teenagers threw fireworks at cars and eggs at houses on Halloween in Harrogate

Groups of 'youths' and 'teenagers in hoodies' threw fireworks at moving vehicles and egged houses on the evening of Halloween.
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Ex-Chief Constable Mark Gilmore 'could have tried to disprove misconduct claims by remaining a police officer'

Ex-Chief Constable Mark Gilmore 'could have tried to disprove misconduct claims by remaining a police officer'

Former West Yorkshire Chief Constable Mark Gilmore could have tried to disprove the misconduct allegations against him by remaining as a police officer rather than retiring, a High Court hearing was told today.
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Acting Inspector Paul Cording (NYP) posted pictures of the incident which saw three people sent to hospital. (Credit: @OscarRomeo)

Several hospitalised after two crashes on A1(M) near Harrogate within minutes

Several people were taken to hospital on Saturday (October 28) after two collisions, on the A1(M) near Harrogate, happened less than 10 minutes apart.
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Ex-Chief Constable Mark Gilmore 'was facing second wave of allegations from police colleagues'

Ex-Chief Constable Mark Gilmore 'was facing second wave of allegations from police colleagues'

West Yorkshire's former Chief Constable was set to face a 'second wave' of damaging claims about his personal conduct when he decided to retire from policing, a High Court hearing was told today.
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Ex-Yorkshire Chief Constable accuses crime tsar of abusing investigation process against him 'for political purposes'

Ex-Yorkshire Chief Constable accuses crime tsar of abusing investigation process against him 'for political purposes'

West Yorkshire's former Chief Constable has accused the county's crime commissioner of abusing the misconduct investigation process against him for "political and media purposes".
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Revealed: Watch shocking abuse on Yorkshire firefighters targeted by fireworks and bricks

Mindless attacks on firefighters must not be tolerated, fire chiefs have warned today, as new figures reveal shocking levels of abuse suffered by the region’s civil servants on the frontline.

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Police finished up to five hours later than anticipated on their night shift on October 20.

'Dedicated' police worked five hours late during Harrogate stabbing

A police officer who worked five hours past his night-shift on the evening of a stabbing incident in Harrogate has expressed pride in his colleagues.

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Unity Grove Harrogate. Image: Google

Two men stabbed in Harrogate - police linking attacks

TWO men suffered stab injuries i n Harrogate last night  during two attacks which police believe are linked.

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Police, fire crews and ambulance staff were seen dealing with the incident at around 10pm last night.

Man dies on Harrogate railway line after being hit by train

A man has died after being hit by a train in Harrogate, but police say they are not treating his death as suspicious.
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Police were seen dealing with the incident on the Skipton Road bridge over the railway line in Harrogate last night.

Railway line re-opened in Harrogate after emergency incident on tracks

Fire crews, ambulance staff and several police cars were seen dealing with an incident by the railway line in Harrogate last night (October 18).
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West Yorkshire Police are piloting a predictive policing algorithm designed by University College London academics.

I predict a break-in: Yorkshire police use cutting-edge technology to deter burglars

A Yorkshire police force is aiming to cut crime using pioneering predictive technology which shows officers specific streets where burglars are likely to strike.

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Dominic Raab - Why tougher sentences for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

Dominic Raab - Why tougher sentences for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

In a split second, someone’s life can be changed forever.

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"It's a van, not a minibus!"

"It's a van, not a minibus!"

A driver has been caught giving 11 people a lift in his van - which had a sofa in the back for the illicit passengers.

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Seven West Yorkshire police stations shut their public help desks

Seven West Yorkshire police stations shut their public help desks

Public help desks are closing at seven police stations around West Yorkshire after senior officers said they would save money by shutting the poorly-used facilities.
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West Yorkshire Police say number plate cloning is on the rise.

Number plate cloning on the rise in West Yorkshire, say police

More than 100 arrests have been made by West Yorkshire Police this year after it developed new techniques to deal with the growing threat from criminals using ‘cloned’ number plates to avoid detection.

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Free online child safety workshops launched in North Yorkshire for primary school parents

Free online child safety workshops launched in North Yorkshire for primary school parents

Parents in North Yorkshire are being offered free training on keeping young children safe on the internet after a new partnership was launched.
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