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‘Excellent response’ to CCTV appeal after 95 year-old’s bank card is fraudulently used in Scarborough

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The appeal received an ‘excellent response’ and officers now have the information they need. Original release: CCTV appeal after 95 year-old’s bank card is fraudulently used in Scarborough North Yorkshire Police is appealing for help to identify two people in relation to the fraudulent use of a bank card. It happened on Wednesday 20 November […]

Scarborough rapist jailed for over eight years

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Joseph Barstow, 40, was sentenced at York Crown Court after a jury found him guilty of one count of rape. The court also issued him with a restraining order and he was made to sign on to the sex offenders register for life. The offence took place at a property in Scarborough where Barstow raped […]

Appeal following assault outside Scarborough pub

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It happened at between 7.15pm and 7.45pm on Wednesday 27 November 2019 and involved two male victims who were subject to an unprovoked attack by the two male suspects. Both victims sustained serious facial injuries. The two male suspects have been arrested and bailed pending further enquiries. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help […]

Appeal for information following Scarborough assault

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Shortly before 8pm on 21 November 2019 a man was found in the road on Westbourne Grove, Scarborough, having suffered head and facial injuries as a result of being assaulted. North Yorkshire Police is appealing for information or anyone who may have witnessed the assault to help us establish the full circumstances of this incident. […]

Appeal following two attempted street robberies in Whitby

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They happened on Church Street and St Ann’s Staith in the early hours of Sunday, 17 November. Two assailants attacked two men within close proximity of each other using physical violence. Both victims sustained injuries during this attack, including cuts, bruises and a broken tooth. They were taken to hospital and later discharged. One victim […]