Knaresborough bomb hoax – police make arrest

Detectives investigating a hoax call in Knaresborough, made to the emergency services have arrested a man from West Yorkshire.

The incident occurred on Wednesday 16 October 2013, when an anonymous caller made a malicious bomb hoax regarding a pizza take-away on the High Street, Knaresborough.



A 21-year-old man from the Leeds area, was arrested by officers from the Major Crime Unit, near the city, on the afternoon of Friday 18 October 2013, in connection with the incident.

He has been released on bail to allow for further police enquiries.

Anyone who can assist with this investigation is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for the Major Crime Unit.


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