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Appeal for information following racial abuse in Scarborough

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North Yorkshire Police are appealing for witnesses after a member of staff was racially abused at a filling station in Scarborough. The incident occurred at around 4pm on Tuesday, 15 January at the Musham Bank filling station on Seamer Road after a man was challenged as he attempted to leave the location without paying for […]

Appeal following attempted burglary in Scarborough

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It happened on Royal Albert Drive between the hours of 9pm on Thursday 17 January 2019 and 7am on Friday 18 January 2019 and involved offenders attempting to break into a café by forcing entry. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are keen […]

North Yorkshire Police launch ‘No matter how small’ stalking campaign

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• 96% of victims of stalking are stalked by someone they know* • 55% of stalking victims are stalked by an ex-intimate partner* • Victims experience over 100 incidents before reporting it to the police** • 94% of women murdered by men nationally were stalked in the year leading up to their murder* A new […]

Two boys locked up for knifepoint burglary in Scarborough

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The 16 and 17-year-old entered a flat in the old town area of Scarborough and stole cash, a safe and a purse. One of the youths carried a bread knife which he used to threaten the woman at the property. Police tracked them down and arrested them on the same day – 27 October 2018. […]

UPDATED: Wanted man arrested

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Previous appeal Police are appealing for information to help trace wanted man Huw David Owen. Owen, 35 from Scarborough is wanted for failure to comply with a community requirement of a suspended sentence order and failure to appear at Scarborough Magistrates court. It is believed Owen is in the Scarborough area, and officers are asking […]