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Police name 21-year-old who died in moors crash as officers renew their appeal

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Shane Finn, 21, from Grangetown, Middlesbrough, was travelling in a blue Audi A3 which crashed on Knott Road, north of Rosedale Abbey. The incident happened at around 1pm on Saturday, 2 May. Shane (pictured) was taken to hospital by air ambulance but sadly died of his injuries. His family is currently being supported by specially-trained […]

Family of Whitby man who was killed by his friend pay tribute as killer jailed

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Kirk Harland was found unconscious with severe head injuries at the bottom of a staircase by his apartment. He was attacked and killed by his friend Michael John White, who was staying at his flat after he needed somewhere to live. Following the incident on Esplanade in September, Mr Harland, 46, spent two weeks in […]

Scarborough: Three due in court charged under coronavirus laws

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The incident occurred on the town’s Blenheim Terrace at around 7pm on Wednesday 22 April when police were called to a report of a group of people causing ASB and consuming alcohol. When officers arrived at the scene, it is understood that some of the group left when directed whilst some refused, and two men […]

Operation Cracker – promoting health and safety in Filey and Eastfield during self-isolation

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Police officers, PCSOs and Police Volunteers from Filey and Eastfield Police Stations are relaunching Operation Cracker, an initiative to support and connect residents with information to keep them healthy and safe during their self-isolation. A special booklet with information on social distancing, top tips on coping with self-isolation, mental wellbeing, unwanted calls, crime prevention, and […]

Appeal following burglary in Scarborough

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It happened overnight between the 7 and 8 April 2020 and involved a side window of the store being smashed on Bar Street, Scarborough. The offender has then reached inside and stolen a number of t-shirts. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are […]

Appeal to trace red motorcycle travelling at high speed on A64 at Sherburn, Scarborough.

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After noticing a police presence, it is believed the rider removed the number plate from the vehicle before continuing at speed on the A64 towards Scarborough. Police are requesting any members of the public that may have been travelling on the A64 at the time of the incident and witnessed the vehicle involved. Police are […]