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Shop manager threatened with knife in Scarborough robbery

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At about 10.35am today, Thursday 30 June 2016, police received a report that two men had entered the e-cigarette shop on Newborough, Scarborough, and threatened the manager with a knife. They forced him to empty the safe of a quantity of cash. One of the men then punched the manager before they fled with the safe […]

Kirby Misperton fatal collision – family statement and photograph of Lucy Pinder

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Lucy’s family have issued the following statement: “We are devastated at our loss and still trying to come to terms with it as a family. We’d like time to grieve privately and thank all our friends and family for their support and kind thoughts.” The driver of the blue Mercedes C220 saloon, a 27-year-old man […]

Whitby police shown the ropes by HM Coastguard

Whitby police shown the ropes by HM Coastguard

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Last Friday (10 June 2016) seven PCs and Police Community Support Officers joined Whitby Coastguard Rescue Team to learn about safety equipment, reaching inaccessible places, retrieving casualties and how the coastguard can help the police in various situations.  Local officer, PC Melanie Smith took part in the training, she said: “Being a coastal community, we […]