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Archive – October, 2019

Read the latest local appeals, news stories and missing person alerts. The full list of stories, in date order, is below. But you can use "categories" and "neighbourhoods" to filter your selection.

North Yorkshire Police catches fugitive sex offender in Holland

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Pavels Zuravskis, 27, was tracked down to the Netherlands where he was detained by UK officers yesterday and is being brought back to York under police escort. When he appears in front of a court, he will be jailed for his original sentence and could face further prison time for absconding. Latvian-born Zuravskis, who was […]

11th arrest in Scarborough murder investigation

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On the evening of Wednesday 23 October a 30-year-old man from Scarborough was arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender. He is currently in police custody. His arrest brings the total number of arrests in relation to the murder to 11. 26 year-old Solomon was found with serious injuries outside the Town Hall on St […]

Appeal after man exposed himself in Harrogate play park

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It happened at around 3pm on 12 October 2019 when the man exposed himself in the presence of children. An arrest has been made in relation to this incident and the suspect has been release on bail pending further enquiries. To assist with the investigation, officers are appealing for any information from either witnesses to […]

Police offer reassurance following Scarborough stabbing

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26 year-old Solomon Robinson was found with serious injuries outside the Town Hall on St Nicholas Street at 2am on Sunday 20 October 2019 and taken to hospital where he sadly died. Chief Inspector Rachel Wood, North Yorkshire Police’s Operational Commander of Scarborough & Ryedale said: “This has been a fast-moving investigation which saw ten […]

Stuck 4×4 seized near York as poaching clampdown continues

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At 6.30am on Tuesday 22 October 2019, North Yorkshire Police received a report of suspicious activity on Sheriff Hutton Road, Strensall, involving men with vehicles. Officers attended, and searched three vehicles, two of which were stuck in mud. One of the vehicles, a Land Rover Discovery, was untaxed, and was therefore seized under police powers. […]