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.

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.


Police appeal after girl seriously sexually assaulted in Scarborough

A TEENAGER was subjected to a serious sexual assault  in Scarborough.

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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.


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.

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.

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.

Police in Skipton want to speak to this man in connection with a fraud investigation

Police seek man in connection with Skipton cheque fraud

POLICE in Skipton have released CCTV images of a man they want to speak to  in connection with a fraud investigation.

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You're most likely to drink drive if you work in one of these professions

You're most likely to drink drive if you work in one of these professions

Construction workers are at high risk of being caught drink driving, according to new research.

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The changes threaten the whole newspaper industry, not just the national press

Here's how you can help to defend a free British media

Today is your last chance to stand up and defend a free British press - and your right to know.

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Scammers applying for fake mortgages on empty homes in Yorkshire

Scammers applying for fake mortgages on empty homes in Yorkshire

A criminal gang is carrying out an elaborate property scam by targeting unsuspecting Yorkshire home owners.

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James Benaddi, 19, leaves York Magistrates' Court with his mother, Janette. Picture: Ross Parry Agency

Teenage son of Yorkshire Rows skipper Janette Benaddi is banned for drink driving

THE SON of one of the Yorkshire women who rowed across the Atlantic last year has been banned for drink driving, after being found over the limit after his work Christmas party.

Cruel thieves attacked calf, towed it with a quad bike and then shot it

Cruel thieves attacked calf, towed it with a quad bike and then shot it

Cruel thieves towed a calf out of its barn using a quad bike and shot it as they ransacked farm buildings.


Burton Leonard man banned from the roads following drug arrest

A man caught driving in excess of twice the specified limit for cocaine has been disqualified from driving for 18 months.

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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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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.


Agricultural land rover stolen from Yorkshire farm

Thieves stole an agricultural vehicle from a farm in North Yorkshire.

A third of people in Yorkshire and the Humber have admitted to sharing their online passwords with other people.

Cyber crime: A third of people in Yorkshire admit to sharing online passwords

Senior police officers leading the fight against cyber crime in Yorkshire and the Humber have urged the public to take basic precautions after statistics revealed almost one in three people in the region had shared their passwords with someone else.


Yorkshire detective 'breached' police standards, misconduct panel rules

A Yorkshire detective failed to follow his police duties and responsibilities, a misconduct hearing has found.

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