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Enquiries following tragic death of teenage girl in Scarborough

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Officers were called by the ambulance service to a report that a girl had become unwell at an address in Scarborough, at about 4pm on Wednesday 20 May 2020. On attendance, two teenage girls were found unwell at a property in the North Marine Road area of the town. Both girls were taken by ambulance […]

Police continue to target illegal drugs as another warrant is served in Selby

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Following local intelligence, police executed a warrant on a property in Byram. After conducting a search of the house, an amount of suspected class A drugs, tablets, cannabis, a number of mobile phones and sim cards and a quantity of cash were located. A 51-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of possession to supply class […]

‘Slow down and save lives’, motorists told as more return to North Yorkshire’s roads

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The recent relaxation of some lockdown measures has meant more vehicles on the road, alongside more pedestrians and cyclists. But police have noticed that many motorists are “rusty” after not using their vehicles for weeks. It has prompted North Yorkshire emergency services and local authorities to share a joint message to motorists as part of […]

Residents in York urged to report unscrupulous door-to-door visitors

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The group were reported to have been charging large amounts of money to clean and seal driveways. One person reported being quoted more than £800 to jet wash a driveway. However, the work which was carried out was not to the level expected. Officers are working closely with City of York Council’s Trading Standards and […]

Five arrests in Scarborough for Class A drugs offences

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Just before 9pm on Monday 18 May 2020, police officers on Seamer Road became aware of a disturbance outside a property nearby. They attended and spoke to a group of people. Two were detained for a search under the Misuse of Drugs Act, and subsequently arrested. A 35-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of being […]