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Scarborough Police request assistance to help trace suspect

Posted on in Local appeals

The man was reported to  be touching himself inappropriately in full view of the public in Peasholm Park. He is  described as being 5ft 9in to 5ft 10in tall, thin build, a brown goatie beard and he was wearing a grey hoodie and blue jeans. The male was seen to be masturbating in full view of the public in the park. Scarborough […]

Stolen Motorcycle – Yamaha DR 125 – Scarborough

Stolen Motorcycle – Yamaha DR 125 – Scarborough

Posted on in Local appeals

The incident occurred on Cambridge Street in Scarborough overnight between 26 and 27 January 2019 when the blue Yamaha was stolen from the street. Police officers are asking anyone who may have seen any suspicious people or activity in the street around the time of the theft to contact them. Anyone with information that could […]

Appeal following recent spate of damage caused to Scarborough beach huts

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened at around 4am on 18 January 2018 when extensive damage was caused to multiple beach-front chalets. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for PC Beverley Garbutt or […]

Man arrested after altercation in Malton pub

Posted on in Local appeals

The incident has occurred at the Gate Inn at around 12.45am on Saturday (26 January). A man in his 20s from the Malton area has been arrested on suspicion of disorder offences and released under investigation while enquiries continue. Police believe nobody was injured. Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information that could […]

Man attacked and punched in the face in Scarborough

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The victim was standing on the bridge waiting for a friend when a man approached him from behind, dragged him to the floor and punched him in the face. The victim sustained minor injuries during the incident. The victim is not able to provide police with a description due to been attacked from behind. It […]

Appeal for information following racial abuse in Scarborough

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North Yorkshire Police are appealing for witnesses after a member of staff was racially abused at a filling station in Scarborough. The incident occurred at around 4pm on Tuesday, 15 January at the Musham Bank filling station on Seamer Road after a man was challenged as he attempted to leave the location without paying for […]