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House raiders hunted
THERE have been a string of burglaries across York and North Yorkshire in recent days.
A property under renovation in Hall Rise, York, was broken into overnight on Sunday and thieves stole tools and building equipment.
Two Leeds men, aged 50 and 20, were arrested yesterday in connection with a number of burglaries in the Selby area, and are currently in police custody.
Three burglaries were reported in the Harrogate area on Monday, in Grantley Drive, Providence Terrace and Primrose Close in Killinghall.
Further burglaries have been reported in Northallerton, Thirsk and Skipton.
Detective Chief Inspector Heather Pearson, who leads North Yorkshire Police’s dedicated burglary team, said: “With the dark nights now with us, it’s important that your security is as robust as possible.”