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Arrest in Ripon as police continue crackdown on “county lines” drug dealing

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During the warrant, carried out at Aismunderby Close in the city, officers also seized suspected class A drugs, mobiles phones, an amount of cash and other suspected drug paraphernalia. The woman was arrested on suspicion of possessing class A drugs with intent to supply. She has been released while under investigation. The arrest comes as […]

Appeal following theft at Smith Metals, Thorpe Willoughby

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It happened between 8.30pm on Wednesday 15 May 2019 and 7.45am the next day. Someone has gained entry into the scrap yard via a neighbouring field and stolen a quantity of scrap metal. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information […]

Popular Lifestyle Challenge back for 2019

Popular Lifestyle Challenge back for 2019

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Led by North Yorkshire Police, the Lifestyle Challenge runs over the summer holidays and aims to give young people aged 10 – 17 a positive project to do over the long break. Young people work with their friends in teams to come up with an idea for work that they can carry out over the […]

Scarborough police and partners unite to protect vulnerable people from “county lines” drug dealers

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Police in Scarborough have joined up with partner agencies including Scarborough Borough Council, housing providers, outreach workers and British Transport Police to disrupt “county lines” drug dealing and help protect vulnerable people in the town. “County lines” is the term used for a form of organised crime where criminals based in large, urban areas exploit […]

Update: Man identified following CCTV appeal

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Original release: Appeal following theft in Scarborough North Yorkshire Police is appealing for information about a Wallet Theftthe theft of a wallet in Lamour Cabaret Bar, Scarborough. The incident occurred on the 14 May at 1.25am when a woman dropped her wallet on leaving the bar and minutes later a man picked up the wallet […]