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Appeal after car stolen from Scarborough

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The victim parked their car, a black AUDI A4 S-LINE on Marine Drive close to the Scarborough Water Work Pump Station on the Castle headland at 18:00 hours on Saturday 9th July 2016. On returning to their vehicle at 19:30 hours, the vehicle was no longer there and had been stolen. We are conducting enquiries […]

Appeal for witnesses to an attempted burglary

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It happened on Hague Avenue, Newby at approximately 09:15 – 14:45 hours on Friday 10th June 2016 and involved the rear kitchen window of a property being smashed. We are conducting enquiries to identify any witnesses and are requesting the public’s assistance to help determine the full circumstances surrounding the incident. Anyone with information that […]

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 […]