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Archive – January, 2021

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.

Update following fatal collision in Scarborough – those who stopped do not need to isolate as initially thought

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The accident happened at about 11.45am today (Sunday 31 January) at the junction of College Lane and Filey Road in Scarborough. Sadly, the driver of the car was taken to hospital where he died. In the earlier appeal, police explained that someone at the scene had tested positive for coronavirus and that those who stopped […]

Sudden death of a man in Acomb

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Officers are currently in attendance at the scene. There are not believed to be any suspicious circumstances surrounding the death and a report will be prepared for the coroner. Ref: 12210048534

Tributes paid to woman who died in A19 collision

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The collision occurred shortly before 7.20am on Tuesday 26 January 2021, involving a Volvo bus and a black Audi A1 car. The driver of the car, Saskia Bets, 27, was taken to hospital, but sadly died later that evening. Saskia’s partner Sam Read has paid tribute to her on behalf of her family. He wrote: […]

Appeal for information after York assault

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The incident occurred around 11am on Monday 25 January at the playing field near Union Terrace in York when a man approached another man and pushed him to the ground. The assault resulted in the victim suffering a broken leg. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. […]