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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 […]

Appeal after man seriously injured in Scarborough attack

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The victim, who is his 20s, was attacked on Ramshill Road, near the ABC Taxi office, at around 10.25pm last night. He sustained serious but not life-threatening injuries and was taken to hospital, where he remains today. Three men – two in their 20s and one in his 40s – were arrested in connection with […]

Warning to van owners after spate of van break-ins on the East Coast

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Officers are investigating six incidents overnight between 19 and 20 February 2018. These include: A Peugeot van attacked for tools in Rillington (ref: 12180029645) A Ford Transit attacked for tools in Northstead  (ref: 12180029661) An Iveco van attacked for tools in Northstead  (ref: 12180029678) A van attacked for tools in Muston (ref: 12180029700) A Peugeot […]

Scarborough man jailed for child sex offence

Scarborough man jailed for child sex offence

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Lee Traquair-Hull, aged 34, of Seamer Road, Scarborough, was jailed for 15 months for causing or inciting a child to engage in sexual activity, and given two months concurrent for publishing an obscene article. Detectives opened an investigation in June 2016, following a report that Traquair-Hull had begun a text message conversation with a teenage […]