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Appeal to accommodation providers in search for missing Sarah West

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Searches have continued throughout the weekend for missing 46 year-old Scarborough woman, Sarah West, and North Yorkshire Police is appealing to accommodation providers to check their bookings in case she has sought a place to stay in the local area. Despite extensive searches, it is still unknown what Sarah’s next steps were following a sighting […]

Police in missing person search locate man’s body

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Gerrard Burrell-Hodgson, 53, from Deighton, near Northallerton, has been missing since the morning of Monday 1 March 2021. Following an extensive search, a man’s body was found in a rural area north of Helmsley this morning. While a formal identification has yet to take place, Mr Burrell-Hodgson’s family has been informed. Inspector Sarah Sanderson thanked […]

Pickering man located safe and well

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We are pleased to report that the missing Pickering man has been located safe and well. Thank you to everyone who shared the appeal to help find him. Ref: NYP – 13022021-0241

Updated: Body recovered from River Ouse

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Although the man has not been formally identified, officers have informed the family of York man, Nick Gunnell who was reported missing on 30 June. Officers were alerted by kayakers on the River Ouse between Scarborough Bridge and Clifton Bridge on the afternoon of Sunday 5 July. A report will be prepared for the the […]