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Appeal for witnesses of a Scarborough assault

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened on Esplanade Road at around 9.30am on Thursday 23 August 2018 and involved a local authority employee being assaulted by a member of a public walking their dog. The assault resulted in minor injury to the employee. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In […]

Students sign up to work alongside police in new uni safety scheme

Students sign up to work alongside police in new uni safety scheme

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North Yorkshire Police was at the Freshers’ Fair at the Scarborough campus of Coventry University on Thursday 13 September, to recruit Student Crime Prevention Champions. The community-spirited volunteers will take part in crime prevention initiatives and campaigns alongside the police – giving them an insight into local policing issues, and contributing to a safer environment […]

Can you help identify this man?

Can you help identify this man?

Posted on in Local appeals

The man is one of a group of men, believed to be in their early 40s, who stayed at the Victoria Hotel on the weekend of Saturday, 11 August. It is believed the men are from the Barnsley area and may travel to Scarborough around the same time each year. If you can identify the […]

Appeal after child assaulted at Eastfield play park

Posted on in Local appeals

The incident occurred at around 6.30pm on the evening of Tuesday 11 September 2018. The child was left upset and shaken, and sustained minor injury. 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 may have witnessed the incident […]

Scarborough CCTV appeal following shoplifting

Scarborough CCTV appeal following shoplifting

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened at Marks and Spencer at 9.45am on 15 May this year. A man entered the store and stolen an item. In particular, we are appealing for information about the identity of the man in the photograph, as he may be able to help police with their enquiries. Anyone with information that could assist […]

Appeal following shop theft in Scarborough

Appeal following shop theft in Scarborough

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Officers want to speak to a man pictured by CCTV after a man an a woman entered a department store and stole several items. It happened at Boyes at 1.15pm on 26 May. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101. If you wish to remain anonymous, you […]