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Appeal following recent incident of criminal damage in Scarborough

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The incident happened between Seamer Road at Falsgrave and Crossgates roundabout between Thursday 18 and Sunday 21 October 2018 in which graffiti was spray painted on numerous building and structures along the route. If anybody has any information which would assist the police identify the person/s responsible for this damage, please contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, […]

Scarborough Inspector appeals, due to increase in anti-social behaviour from children in town centre

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Commenting on the recent incidents, Inspector Kynman said: “Both the police and the partner agencies we work with in Scarborough, have seen an increase in the number of anti-social behaviour incidents in the town centre that involve school age children. Reports range between youngsters being verbally abusive towards members of the public and shop owners […]

Police and charity visits underway to keep older Yorkshire Coast residents safe

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Local police and volunteers are on the beat in Scarborough to keep older people safe this Christmas. It’s part of a police operation to help protect vulnerable people in the borough over the winter months. Neighbourhood Policing Team officers, volunteers, and other agencies have been visiting residents to make sure they’re OK. Find out more […]

Appeal following criminal damage to a car in Scarborough

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Scarborough Police are appealing for information about an incident of criminal damage that occurred in the town. It happened on West Park Terrace at some time between 8am and 11am on Friday 23 November 2018 and involved damage being caused to a blue Ford Fiesta which was parked on the street. We are requesting the public’s assistance […]

Witness appeal after two men arrested on suspicion of raiding Scarborough businesses

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The businesses that have been targeted include: Proudfoots, Scalby Road, 4 November 2018, 2.30am – large amount of cigarettes stolen after door was smashed with a sledgehammer Hair by Helena, Westborough, 3-5 November 2018 – keys and cash taken Dobson’s, Roscoe Street, 31 October 2018, 2.05am-3.20am – four STIHL orange and silver chainsaws taken One […]