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CCTV appeal after woman in her 70s assaulted in Scarborough pub

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A man pushed the woman, causing her to hit a table as she fell to the ground at the Newcastle Packet pub. He then made off along the foreshore. Fortunately the woman was not seriously hurt in the incident, which happened at around 12.20pm on Sunday, 21 May. Despite extensive enquiries, the perpetrator has not […]

Serial arsonist jailed for eight years after setting fire to Scarborough pub

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Nathan Ellery was convicted of two arson attacks and a burglary at York Crown Court yesterday. Detectives at North Yorkshire Police who investigated the incidents have welcomed the “substantial” sentence, saying Ellery gave “no thought whatsoever” to the lives he put at risk. The 24-year-old (pictured below) ignited cardboard boxed in a store room at […]

Appeal following Scarborough robbery

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It happened on Friars Way, Scarborough at around 8.15pm on Friday 19 May 2017 opposite the council car park. The victim, an 18-tear-old man, who was working as a delivery driver for a local takeaway and had just made a delivery on Friars Way and was returning to his car, was approached by a man […]