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  • Betting shop robbery in Harpenden

    By JulieGK at 22:34 on 27/02/13
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    Police are appealing for witnesses and information as part of an investigation into a robbery at Ladbrokes in Bowers Parade in Harpenden on Saturday. The theft occurred at around 6.45pm when the robber approached the counter and threatened a member of staff to fill a carrier bag with money. He placed some money into the bag and the thief made off along Bowers Parade in the direction of Luton. No weapons were seen, the member of...
  • Did you witness alcohol theft in Harpenden?

    By JulieGK at 21:01 on 25/02/13
    Police have released CCTV following alcohol thefts from Waitrose, Harpenden
    CCTV has been released following the theft of two bottles of alcohol from Waitrose in Harpenden. Police are appealing for witnesses and releasing CCTV images of people they would like to speak to in connection with the two thefts at the Leyton Road store. Both thefts happened on Sunday, January 17. At 11am a woman entered the store and took a bottle of alcohol. At 1.20pm the same woman went back to the shop, this time with a man....
  • 20-year-old suffers brain bleed after Harpenden assault

    By JulieGK at 21:05 on 19/02/13
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    A man was punched to the floor during a vicious attack at a kebab shop in Harpenden. The incident occurred at 12.20am on Saturday, February 9th, inside Harpenden Grill and Kebab shop on Station Road. The 20-year-old victim got into an argument with another man. The victim was punched several times, causing him to fall back and hit his head on the floor. As a result he suffered injuries to his head and face including a bleed to the...
  • Joint operation to combat burglaries in Harpenden

    By JulieGK at 21:29 on 22/11/12
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    Hertfordshire Constabulary lead a joint operation with Bedfordshire Police targeting an organised gang of burglars, making five arrests in relation to numerous burglaries in Harpenden, Hitchin, Luton and Harrow. On Sunday, November 11th officers from both forces executed a search warrant at an address in Luton, where they discovered goods suspected to be linked to nine burglaries. The five people arrested and charged with conspiracy...
  • Harpenden police warn 'watch your belongings' when shopping

    By JulieGK at 18:01 on 02/11/12
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    Mobile phone thefts continue to be an issue in Harpenden according the most recent report from the safer neighbourhood team. A spokesman said: "There have been a slight increase in mobile phone thefts in the town centre over the last couple of months. "These tend to be when shoppers are leaving their mobiles phones on tables in coffee shops or in pubs. Unsuspecting members of the public are being approached and distracted...

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