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Driver arrested after car stopped with no rear tyre, eight occupants and no seatbelts

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It happened on the A64 just south of Scarborough during North Yorkshire Police’s seatbelt awareness campaign. Officers on patrol heard a strange noise coming from the Volkswagen’s wheels. They pulled the vehicle over, only to discover: It was being driven on a 60mph road with one rear tyre missing There were EIGHT people in the […]

Scarborough child abuser jailed for 21 years: “Courageous” toddler and her family praised by lead detective

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At York Crown Court today (Monday 14 June 2021), John Paul Zegstroo, 28, from Eastfield, was sentenced to 21 years’ imprisonment after previously being found guilty of all eight offences between December 2018 and March 2020 when the child was aged two and three. He has also been placed on the Sex Offenders’ Register and […]

‘Cowardly’ robber who targeted 70-year-old is jailed

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Steven Milner, of Eastfield, Scarborough, was arrested within 40 minutes of the attack. It happened in broad daylight in Westwood, Scarborough last month. After assaulting the victim, Milner ripped the wallet from his jacket, using so much force that he walked off with the wallet and torn jacket in his hand. The victim was left […]

Delivery driver assaulted in Scarborough

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The victim, an Iceland delivery driver, was making a delivery when a verbal altercation occurred between him and another man. The suspect is believed to have reversed his vehicle into the victim, striking him in the leg, before driving away. The victim suffered minor injuries which did not require medical attention. It happened on Blackbird […]

Covid response update

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“During the past week (12-18 April 2021), North Yorkshire Police has issued only seven Covid-related Fixed Penalty Notices. They occurred at the weekend and they were all for indoor gatherings – four in Ripon and three in Scarborough. In line with the gradual easing of the lockdown, our focus is very much on reacting to […]