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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 […]

Appeal following assault in Scarborough

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It happened on Stepney Road at approximately 11am on Monday 19 February 2018. The victim sustained a cut to the back of his neck which required hospital treatment. The suspect’s identity is currently unknown and efforts are ongoing to trace him. He is described as white, around 5ft in height and 17 to 18 years old. He […]

Teenager needed hospital treatment after unprovoked attack in Scarborough

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It happened on Stepney Road at approximately 11am today. The victim sustained a cut to the back of his neck which needed hospital treatment following the unprovoked attack. We are requesting the public’s help to establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. The suspect is described as a white male, around 5ft in height and […]

Appeal following incident of criminal damage to Edge 45 store in Scarborough

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Its belived the incident occurred overnight between 4.30pm Friday 16 February 2018 and 8.20am  hours on Saturday 17 February 2018 on Newborough and involved a window been smashed at the front of the store. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for […]

Detectives arrest two on suspicion of drug offences in Scarborough

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Detectives approached a man and a teenager who they believed were acting suspiciously at around 1.40pm on Saturday, 17 February. The two suspects made off through Dean Road Cemetery and into Peasholm Park, where one jumped into the duck pond. Detective Constable Graeme Boast of Scarborough Serious Crime Team said: “Following a pursuit, the pair […]