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Injunction order for woman’s prolonged anti-social behaviour

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On 21 December last year Scarborough County Court issued the order against Emma Seed, which will be in force until 20 December 2026. The injunction order prohibits Ms Seed from entering or remaining in Whitby and the surrounding areas, and from acting or inciting others to act in an anti-social manner in the same areas. […]

Rural security warning after spate of bike thefts

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In the last few days, thieves have broken into garages, and stolen bikes and motorbikes worth thousands of pounds. Enquiries are ongoing to determine whether the incidents are linked, to identify those responsible, and to return the bikes to their rightful owners. Between 19 and 21 January 2021, a motorbike was stolen from a garage […]

Man’s body found near train tracks in Scarborough

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Formal identification is yet to take place, however officers believe it is missing Whitby man Peter Brown, who was last seen in Scarborough in May 2019. Peter’s family have been informed and are being supported by specialist officers. The family have asked for their privacy to be respected at this very difficult time. Ref: 12190083137

Appeal for information after suspicious behaviour in Selby

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North Yorkshire Police is appealing for information after teenage girls were approached by a man acting suspiciously on two separate occasions in Selby. The incidents occurred on 4 January 2021 around 5.30-6pm and 10 January 2021 around 4pm and took place on Doncaster Road and Courtneys in the town. Each time a man driving a […]

Wakefield man arrested following pursuit that ended on Haxby railway line

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At around 9.20pm, officers on patrol in the Copmanthorpe area became suspicious when they spotted a white Mercedes. The vehicle failed to stop for the officers when requested and began to drive at speed along York ring road towards Hopgrove. Officers followed the car which reached speeds of up 100mph before it came to stop […]