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Man wanted in connection with burglaries in North Yorkshire

Police have appealed for information about a man wanted in connection with two burglaries in North Yorkshire.

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Ryan Mulvaney is wanted following incidents in Harrogate and Knaresborough.

The first burglary happened in Stonefall Avenue, Harrogate on 2 November. Sometime between 4pm and 5pm, an offender entered the property via an insecure door and a purse containing numerous bank cards was stolen.

The second burglary, police say, happened on 8 November in High Street, Knaresborough. The offender entered the property via an insecure door and a handbag containing a purse was stolen.

Anyone who saw any suspicious people or activity in the area around the times of these burglaries is asked to contact police.


Man, 22, hurt in motorhomes crash

Road closed for four hours

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 22-year-old man was seriously injured in a collision between a car and two motorhomes near Knaresborough.

It happened yesterday lunchtime on the B6165 Ripley Road between Ripley and Knaresborough, at the junction with Havikil Lane near Scotton.

The occupants of a blue Daewoo - a 22-year-old man from Ripon and an 18-year-old woman from Knaresborough - were cut free from the wreckage. The man was airlifted to Leeds General Infirmary where he remains in a serious but stable condition. The woman was released from hospital after treatment.

The occupants of the two motorhomes were uninjured. Anyone who witnessed the collision or saw any of the vehicles prior to the crash is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police.


Thieves steal town's Christmas decorations

A town in North Yorkshire is facing a dark Christmas after thieves stole their seasonal decorations.

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Knaresborough's festive displays, including a four foot tall waving Santa and a reindeer were taken from the lawn outside Knaresborough House on the town's High Street sometime on Thursday night.

The fixtures, which are loaned to the town's council are lit up with fair lights and has caused upset in the community, according to North Yorkshire Police.

Officers went on to say the transformer used to power the lights was not taken, making the stolen displays difficult to switch on.

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