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Safeguarding Week 2019 – Domestic abuse – is it closer than you think?

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Each day throughout the week, North Yorkshire Police will be shining the light on different forms of abuse and supporting the key message, that “safeguarding is everyone’s business” highlighting the responsibility we all have to safeguard our families, friends and neighbours. Today, the force is looking at domestic abuse and how to recognise and report […]

Appeal for witnesses after woman struck with bottle in Scarborough

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The victim, a 31-year-old local woman, was walking along Pavilion Terrace at 5pm on Saturday 22 June 2019, near to the Rice and Spice restaurant, when she was struck by a glass bottle. The bottle struck the woman on the forehead, leaving her with a deep laceration. She was taken to Scarborough District Hospital for […]

Appeal for witnesses following a fatal collision on the A1M at Leeming Bar

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The collision occurred at 4.50pm and involved a blue Honda Civic car which was travelling southbound. The driver of the car, a 26-year-old man from Scunthorpe was taken to James Cook Hospital, where he sadly later died. Anyone who saw the blue Honda travelling along the A1M at this time, or the collision itself, is […]

CCTV appeal following assault in Scarborough.

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It happened on 26 May 2019 at approximately 11.30pm when a woman walking along the street with her friend was punched by another woman. Officers are asking members of the public to get in touch if they recognise the woman in the image as they believe they will have information that will help the investigation. […]

Appeal following the recovery of suspected stolen goods in Harrogate

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Following recent burglaries in the Harrogate area, a number of suspected stolen items have been recovered by North Yorkshire Police. We are appealing for the owners, who have had property matching the description below stolen recently, to contact police. The property recovered includes: -a black Vivienne Westwood purse -Hot Diamonds silver earrings -Black Zolo headphones […]