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Incident involving pedestrian and mobility scooter in Scarborough

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The incident happened between 12:00 and 14:00hrs on Saturday 10th October 2017 where it is believed a mobility scooter has collided with an 88 year old woman causing slight injuries. We are conducting enquiries and are requesting the public’s assistance to help determine the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for […]

Appeal following a incident at Mrs Lofthouses Book Emporium in Scarborough

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  At around 2.45pm an incident occured which involved a man who had entered the shop with a quantity of books and a member of staff. Officers are conducting enquiries to establish the circumstances around the incident and are appealing for anyone with information that could assist the investigation to contact police on 101, select option […]

Wanted man Paul Heaton arrested and will be brought to justice for Scarborough cocaine plot

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Paul Daniel Heaton (pictured below), from Manchester, was part of a gang that was jailed for almost 30 years for a plot to push cocaine in Scarborough. The convictions followed a major investigation by North Yorkshire Police that lasted more than three years. Ringleader Sonny Elms, who also went on the run before he could […]

Police officer spitting incident lands Scarborough girl at court

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The incident occurred at Scarborough Train Station on Westborough at around 5pm on Monday (16 October 2017). The officer was responding to reports of anti-social behaviour at the station. The girl was arrested and later charged with assaulting a police constable in the execution of her duty, and using threatening or abusive words or behaviour […]

Appeal following commercial burglary in Eastfield, Scarborough

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Keepmoat builders who are currently developing the Capella site in Eastfield have been the victim of a commercial burglary. Sometime betweem 5pm on Friday 23 September 2017 and 7am on Monday 25 September 2017, offenders have targeted part of the site. They have have broken into the premises and stolen items that total somewhere in […]