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One man arrested and two seriously hurt after fracas in Whitby street

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Both were taken to hospital following a disturbance in Baxtergate. The incident was reported as homophobic hate crime and is being dealt with by police accordingly. Detectives believe it was an isolated incident. Police believe two groups of men were in JK’s bar before the incident took place. An altercation happened in the Baxtergate area […]

Police advice to keep Scarborough cold callers at bay

Police advice to keep Scarborough cold callers at bay

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Officers from the town’s Neighbourhood Policing Team are urging friends, family and neighbours to look out for each other, after incidents of doorstep sellers calling over the Christmas period. One Scarborough resident was visited by a doorstep caller who stated he was recently out of prison and was selling items to stop him from re-offending. […]

Renewed appeal following Scarborough 2-in-1 burglary

Renewed appeal following Scarborough 2-in-1 burglary

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Overnight, between 2am and 6.30am, a property on Nelson Street was entered and the keys to a black BMW 3 series were taken from inside. The vehicle, which was parked outside, was then driven away from the address in an unknown direction. At around 6.15pm the following evening, a man was seen to abandon the […]

Appeal following criminal damage

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It happened between midnight and 4.30am on 8 December 2018, and involved damage to the pool cover over the external pool We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information about anyone in the area at that time. Anyone with information that […]

Appeal following criminal damage in Scarborough

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It happened at Prospect Mount Road, Scarborough between 7pm on 7 December 2018 and 10am the following day, and involved a white Jeep-style vehicle. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information about the damage which has been caused to this […]

Next of kin sought for deceased Scarborough woman

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Catherine Mary Lavelle lived at Westfield Avenue. She died suddenly on 17 December 2018, aged 89. Her death is not being treated as suspicious. So far, the police and Coroner’s Office have not been able to locate any members of Ms Lavelle’s family. Any relatives of Ms Lavelle, or anyone who can help to trace […]