Burglary crackdown continues with three arrests and 12 charges

7 August 2012

North Yorkshire Police are continuing the fight against burglars with the arrest of three suspects in the space of a few hours.

One suspect has been charged with 12 offences and is due to appear York Magistrates’ Court today.



A 32-year-old man from York, who was arrested on Monday 6 August 2012, is due to appear at York Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday 7 August 2012. He has been charged with one count of burglary and theft, one count of attempted burglary with intent to steal, seven counts of fraud by misrepresentation and three counts of theft from a meter.

The burglary offences occurred at an address on Stray Garth, York between Friday 20 July and Wednesday 25 July 2012, and on Sunday 5 August 2012.



Police arrested a 27-year-old man following a “2 in 1” burglary in Harrogate. A house was broken into on Carlton Road between 26 and 27 July. The burglars smashed a window to gain entry to the property while the home owner was away. They stole electrical items and the Audi A3 parked on the drive.

The vehicle was later recovered in Harrogate after its tracking device was activated.

Police arrested the 27-year-old local man on Monday 6 August 2012. He has been released on police bail while enquiries continue.

Anyone with any information about the burglary is asked to contact Harrogate police on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.



A man has been arrested after a car was stolen during a house party in Boroughbridge.

The keys to a black Hyundai were taken and used to steal the vehicle sometime overnight between Friday 3 August and Saturday 4 August 2012 during the gathering on St James Meadow.

The car was later found abandoned on the A6055 at Staveley, near Harrogate.

A 19-year-old man from Harrogate was arrested in connection with the offence yesterday (6 August 2012).

Following questioning, he was released on police bail to allow for further enquiries into the incident.


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