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Archive – August, 2020

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.

Appeal after moped rider suffers serious injuries near Filey

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It happened at around 4.40pm on Saturday 29 August at the junction with the A165, Moor Road and the A1039 King Hill, near Muston. It involved a blue Volkswagen Beetle and dark colour moped. The 21-year-old woman rider of the moped was air-lifted  to hospital with serious injuries where she remains in a critical but […]

Police team up with wildlife experts to protect marine mammals and seabirds

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A new operation launches today to ensure dolphins, seals, birds and other animals on the coast of North Yorkshire and Humberside can go about their lives without disruption The Yorkshire coast is important for marine mammals, including whales, dolphins and seals. Their numbers are thought to be increasing, particularly close inshore from Scarborough southwards – […]

FOUND Missing Donald from Catterick Village

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Missing Donald from Catterick who was reported missing in the early hours of  Sunday 30 August 2020, has been found safe and well. Thank you to everyone for their support with our appeal. Incident number NYP-30082020-0002

Swift action & public support sees Scarborough drug suspect in court within 24 hours

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The 20-year-old man from Cumbria was arrested on the morning of Wednesday 26 August after officers received reports of suspected drug dealing in Scarborough town centre. Following a short chase on foot, the man was detained on Vernon Road with the assistance of members of the public. Officers seized a large quantity of suspected class […]

Arrests made following burglary at Skipton jewellers

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Around 2.43am this morning (28 August 2020) H Samuel jewellers on Skipton High Street was broken into and a large quantity of jewellery stolen from the shop. Officers were quickly on scene and identified leads which when combined with local knowledge, resulted in two men being raised as suspects. As a result, this morning these […]

Updated appeal following tragic death of woman on the A64 at Scarborough

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We are not yet in a position to name the woman, but we can confirm that she is aged her early 30s and lives in Scarborough. Her devastated family are receiving specialist police support. We ask that their privacy is respected and they are allowed to grieve in peace. The investigation to establish the full […]