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***UPDATE*** Death of 15 year old Josh Reeson

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The 15 year old girl, 16 year old boy, 33 year old woman and 37 year old man who were arrested in connection with the tragic death of Josh Reeson have been released on bail with conditions, pending further enquiries. Anyone who has any information which could help the investigation into Josh’s tragic death, or […]

Appeal following theft of two Triumph motorcycles from Harrogate – substantial reward on offer for information given to the police which results in safe return of both bikes

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It happened at an address on Firs Drive between 10pm and midnight on 19 August 2020. It is believed the motorcycles were taken and ridden away from the address and headed towards the Leeds area. The motorcycles had the number plates AV52KWS and WX56EKY, but these are likely to have been changed since. The picture […]

Appeal following Scarborough garage burglary

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It happened on Raleigh Street overnight on  Saturday 26 September into Sunday 27 September. In particular, officers are appealing for information from anyone who has seen anyone acting suspiciously in the area in the early hours of Sunday morning. Also anyone who may have noticed items missing from their garage or outbuildings. Anyone with information […]

Key witnesses sought for assault in Scarborough shop

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An unknown man punched the victim, a local man aged in his early 30s, and broke his nose. Two members of the public entered the store and witnessed the incident. Officers would like to speak with them or anyone else who can provide information regarding the incident. If you can help, please contact North Yorkshire […]

Boy who died after taking illegal drugs is named

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We are now in a position to name the boy who tragically died on Sunday 27 September 2020, after taking illegal drugs. He was Josh Reeson, aged 15, from the New Earswick area of York. We ask that the family’s privacy is respected at this traumatic time and that the media, nor any other agency, […]