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Enquiries following tragic death of teenage girl in Scarborough

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Officers were called by the ambulance service to a report that a girl had become unwell at an address in Scarborough, at about 4pm on Wednesday 20 May 2020. On attendance, two teenage girls were found unwell at a property in the North Marine Road area of the town. Both girls were taken by ambulance […]

Five arrests in Scarborough for Class A drugs offences

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Just before 9pm on Monday 18 May 2020, police officers on Seamer Road became aware of a disturbance outside a property nearby. They attended and spoke to a group of people. Two were detained for a search under the Misuse of Drugs Act, and subsequently arrested. A 35-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of being […]

Four men arrested over suspected County Lines drug activity in Scarborough

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North Yorkshire Police officers yesterday (Sunday 17 May) responded to reports of drug-related activity at two Scarborough properties and subsequently arrested three men believed to be linked to a key County Lines drug operation. An 18 year old man from Sandwell in the West Midlands was arrested at a residential address in Alma Square on […]

Police name 21-year-old who died in moors crash as officers renew their appeal

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Shane Finn, 21, from Grangetown, Middlesbrough, was travelling in a blue Audi A3 which crashed on Knott Road, north of Rosedale Abbey. The incident happened at around 1pm on Saturday, 2 May. Shane (pictured) was taken to hospital by air ambulance but sadly died of his injuries. His family is currently being supported by specially-trained […]

Family of Whitby man who was killed by his friend pay tribute as killer jailed

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Kirk Harland was found unconscious with severe head injuries at the bottom of a staircase by his apartment. He was attacked and killed by his friend Michael John White, who was staying at his flat after he needed somewhere to live. Following the incident on Esplanade in September, Mr Harland, 46, spent two weeks in […]

Scarborough: Three due in court charged under coronavirus laws

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The incident occurred on the town’s Blenheim Terrace at around 7pm on Wednesday 22 April when police were called to a report of a group of people causing ASB and consuming alcohol. When officers arrived at the scene, it is understood that some of the group left when directed whilst some refused, and two men […]