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CCTV appeal following mobile phone theft in Scarborough

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Officers want to speak to him after a woman’s mobile phone was taken from the self-service till area at Lidl’s Seamer Road store in Scarborough. It happened at around 2.30pm on 4 November when the victim left her purple iPhone 11 with a clear case at the tills. Anyone with any information that could assist […]

Scarborough appeal to trace driver of white ‘Mitsubishi Warrior’

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It happened at around 3pm on Friday 6 November 2020 and involved three females of secondary school age. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, officers would like to trace the male driver of a white vehicle, possibly a Mitsubishi Warrior, who stopped to offer […]

Whitby man sentenced for sexually assaulting a six-year-old child

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Jay Neasham, 20, was convicted of sexually assaulting a child following an investigation by Scarborough CID. The girl told police that Neasham threatened to hurt her if she told anyone what he’d done. The offences took place several years ago when Neasham was under the age of 18. He denied everything when detectives interviewed him […]

CCTV appeal after driver fails to pay for fuel at petrol station

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Around 11.30am on Friday 13 November 2020, a man driving a grey Nissan Qashqai filled up his vehicle with fuel at West End Garage on Seamer Road, Scarborough but then failed to pay for the fuel, despite purchasing other items from the shop. Officers are asking members of the public to get in touch if […]

Scarborough: Investigation into theft of paint from building site under Valley Bridge

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We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information from anyone who recalls seeing two men carrying tins of paint in the South Cliff area at around this time. A security guard saw the men making off from the building site. The […]

Man charged with public order offences following incident in Scarborough

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Police were called to reports of a man carrying a screwdriver in Trafalgar Road at around 9.40am yesterday. He was reportedly approaching members of the public in a threatening manner. He then walked around nearby streets, including Peasholm Drive. Police, including firearms officers, attended and cordoned off the area to keep the public safe. A […]