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Update: missing Scarborough boy located safe and well

Posted on in Missing people

Urgent appeal to find missing Scarborough boy Officers have issued an urgent appeal to help find a boy missing from Scarborough. 14 year-old Nathan Stainton was last seen in the Seamer Road area of Scarborough at 9.15pm on Saturday 17  March. Nathan is described as white, around 5ft 6ins tall, of slim build and has […]

Appeal for witnesses to assault in Scarborough town centre

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened at the junction of Westborough and North Street on Sunday 25 February around 3:30pm. It involved two teenage males and two teenage females, and one of the males sustained a nose bleed. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. Anyone with information that could assist […]

Scarborough: Appeal following anti-social behaviour

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It happened between 2.10am and 2.20am on 2 March 2018 outside of the Shakespeare public house on St Helens Square. In this time frame, a male suspect wearing an orange or red hat, black clothing and carrying a rucksack on his back, has thrown a bottle and a glass at the outside of the public house, and […]

Man arrested after 20 cannabis plants found in Scarborough house

Man arrested after 20 cannabis plants found in Scarborough house

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On the afternoon of Thursday 8 March 2018, officers attended the house on Southlands Grove, Newby. On entering an upstairs room, they found a man with a watering can and hose pipe, as well as fans, lighting equipment, and about 20 cannabis plants. The 28-year-old man, from Scarborough, was arrested on suspicion of cultivating cannabis. […]

Scarborough police issue new description of suspect following unprovoked attack on 17-year-old boy on Stepney Road.

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At around 11am on Monday 19 February 2018, the boy was walking along Stepney Road, towards Scarborough Sixth Form College when he was assaulted. During the assault, he received a stab wound to the back of his neck. Police have received a more detailed description of the suspect and are asking members of the public who […]

Appeal after over £11k worth of items stolen from North York Moors National Park Authority in Whitby

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It happened between 4.30pm  on Friday 23 February and 8.30am on Monday 26 February 2018  when a number of items, totaling £11,851 in value and described as being essential for the work that the authority carries out around the area, were taken from the property on Langburn Road in Castleton. The stolen items, many of which […]