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Missing 16 year-old girl from Scarborough located safe and well

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Original release: Urgent appeal to find missing 16 year-old girl from Scarborough North Yorkshire Police have issues an urgent appeal to find a girl missing from Scarborough 16 year-old Sophie Thornton was last seen in Scarborough Town centre at around 11am on Tuesday 25 September 2018. She is believed to have traveled to the Harrogate area […]

Urgent appeal to find missing North Deighton man

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  55 year-old Neil Smith was last at 11am on Monday 3 September 2018 in the Leeds Road area of Dewsbury. Neil is described as around 6ft tall, of large build with a bald head and was last seen wearing shorts and a t-shIrt. He is believed to have travelled to the Penrith area in […]

Update: Missing 17 year-old girl from Selby has been found safe and well.

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Original release: Appeal for sightings or information on missing woman Faye Urwin Officers are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of a woman from Selby and  are appealing to anyone who may have seen her to contact North Yorkshire Police. Faye Urwin, 17, is described as a white female, around 5ft 2ins in height, with […]

Urgent appeal to find distressed man in Selby

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He was last seen walking towards McDonalds from the Jet petrol station in Selby at 1.30am on Sunday 13 May 2018. He is described as White, in his 30s, short dark hair thinning on top, wearing all dark clothing, dark coloured trainer type shoes with white soles. He walked with a distinctive limp…. Officers are […]