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Man arrested for attempting to steal a bike using wire cutters

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Police were contacted on Monday 26 June 2017 at around 7.50pm to a report of a man with wire cutters, who had been seen attempting to cut through a bike lock to release a bike from a bike rack. Officers attended the area and located a man matching the suspect’s description, still attempting to cut […]

CCTV appeal after Scarborough arcade bag theft

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A rucksack belonging to a member of staff was taken from Gilly’s amusements on Foreshore Road after someone forced the lock on an attendant’s booth. Officers investigating the incident, which happened some time before 9.20am on 15 June, today released a high-quality CCTV images of a man they wish to trace as part of their enquiries (pictured […]

Appeal following commercial burglary cycle theft

Appeal following commercial burglary cycle theft

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It happened on Tuesday 27 June 2017 on Regent Parade between 2am and 3am. A shop window was smashed so thieves could gain entry, and a Raleigh Strada TS1 hybrid/mountain bike in bright orange was stolen. Police are conducting enquiries and are requesting the public’s assistance to help determine the full circumstances surrounding the incident. […]

Sentimentally-valuable jewellery stolen in Scarborough burglary

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One was an 18-carat white gold diamond cluster ring containing Asscher and Baguette cut diamonds, which also has 20 round brilliant-cut diamonds on it. The other was a distinctive Raymond Weil watch, with a black face/ dial with diamonds on it. Both are pictured below. The break-in happened in the Northway/ Victoria Road area some time before 1pm on […]

Scarborough fraud and theft suspect charged to court

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The 26-year-old is accused of using a local woman’s bank card to withdraw cash on 1 June and 2 June 2017. He has been charged with two counts of committing fraud by false representation and two counts of theft. He will appear before town magistrates on 24 July at 11am in court room 2.