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Nursery mini bus damaged by vandals

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The vehicle belongs to Little Footsteps Nursery on Columbus Ravine in Scarborough. It was damaged on five occasions with the latest incident being reported on Wednesday (9 December) and believed to have taken place in the days prior. It involved a suspect damaging the rear tyres of the minibus with what is thought to be […]

Scarborough appeal to trace driver of white ‘Mitsubishi Warrior’

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It happened at around 3pm on Friday 6 November 2020 and involved three females of secondary school age. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, officers would like to trace the male driver of a white vehicle, possibly a Mitsubishi Warrior, who stopped to offer […]

Whitby man sentenced for sexually assaulting a six-year-old child

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Jay Neasham, 20, was convicted of sexually assaulting a child following an investigation by Scarborough CID. The girl told police that Neasham threatened to hurt her if she told anyone what he’d done. The offences took place several years ago when Neasham was under the age of 18. He denied everything when detectives interviewed him […]

Scarborough: Investigation into theft of paint from building site under Valley Bridge

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We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information from anyone who recalls seeing two men carrying tins of paint in the South Cliff area at around this time. A security guard saw the men making off from the building site. The […]

Man charged with public order offences following incident in Scarborough

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Police were called to reports of a man carrying a screwdriver in Trafalgar Road at around 9.40am yesterday. He was reportedly approaching members of the public in a threatening manner. He then walked around nearby streets, including Peasholm Drive. Police, including firearms officers, attended and cordoned off the area to keep the public safe. A […]

Appeal following an assault on man in Scarborough

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The incident occurred between 11pm and midnight on Monday 31 August 2020 and initially started in the queue to the Opera House Casino on St Thomas Street. The male victim became involved in an altercation with a group of two men and two woman. This led to all five being ejected separately by security. As […]