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Appeal for witnesses following an assault on Foreshore Road in Scarborough

Posted on in Local appeals

The assault in the vicinity of the shelters on Foreshore Road in Scarborough at approximately 11pm on Monday 24th September 2018 and involved a white man, 5’8″, aged mid 50’s, medium build and a white woman, 5’4″, aged mid 30’s. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. […]

Appeal following Criminal Damage in Scarborough

Posted on in Local appeals

North Yorkshire Police is appealing for information following an incident of criminal damage in Scarborough. The incident occurred on Columbus Ravine at around 3.30pm on Saturday, 1 September. It is believed two men were involved and caused damage to a brick wall after kicking it. Two men have since been released and released under investigation […]

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 […]