Crime File with Harrogate police

Police are appealing for information about the crash in Askern
Police are appealing for information about the crash in Askern
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Police in Harrogate are appealing for information about the following crimes which have been reported in the district in recent days:

A metal object was used to break a front window of a house on Hill Bank Road in the early hours of August 27.

A wheelie bin was stolen from the front of a property on Verity Walk between 2.30pm and 8pm on August 27.

Later that same night a quantity of lead was stolen from the roof of a nearby church on Leeds Road.

A car parked on Nightingale Drive overnight between August 27 and 28 had its tyres slashed.

A wooden bench in the Valley Gardens was vandalised during the daytime on August 28.

A silver Falcon mountain bike was stolen from outside a property on Dene Park overnight between August 27 and 28.

Registratrion plates were stolen from a car parked in Tower Street car park on August 30.

Burglars broke into two houses in Spofforth on Sunday night - taking keys and stealing two cars.

Police say the ‘two-in-one burglaries’, so called when thieves target homes for cars, happened overnight between Sunday, August 31 and Monday, September 1.

A black BMW 520D saloon - registration “HEY 4Y” - was taken from Grange Avenue, and a dark blue Peugeot 206 estate was stolen from Parklands.

The Peugeot has been found nearby and investigations are ongoing to track down the BMW and those connected with both incidents.

Anyone with information is asked to call Harrogate burglary team on 01423 539029 or email

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111, or North Yorkshire Police on 101 quoting reference number 12140149298.