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Archive – December, 2017

Read the latest local appeals, news stories and missing person alerts. The full list of stories, in date order, is below. But you can use "categories" and "neighbourhoods" to filter your selection.

Police activity around Ireton Street, Scarborough

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Officers spoke to the man for some time and the surrounding area was cordoned off to allow police to deal with the incident. At around 11.20pm, the man, who is in his 20s, agreed to leave the scene with officers. Nobody was injured. He is currently in police custody and will receive the appropriate help […]

Man in his 20s taken to hospital after assault in York

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It happened on Tanner Row, York, at approximately 12.40am today. A man in his 20s  was taken to hospital with head injuries, where he remains in a serious condition. Two men in their 20s have been arrested in connection with the incident. One has been released  under investigation while enquiries continue. The other currently remains […]

Police investigating hotel burglary release CCTV images

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Two men entered Hackness Grange Hotel, on Broxa Lane, Hackness, near Scarborough. They forced their way into an office, where they stole the safe containing cash. The incident happened just after midnight on Tuesday, 27 October 2017. Despite extensive enquiries, police have yet to find the perpetrators. Officers are now in a position to release […]

Scarborough man given community order after stealing from charity shop

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David Keith Ward, 55, of Scarborough pleaded guilty to burglary and was sentenced at Scarborough Magistrates’ Court on 14 December 2017. Ward was arrested and charged following a break-in at St Catherine’s Hospice Shop on Ramshill Road, overnight on 29 to 30 May 2017. The break-in was discovered by staff at the store when they […]

Two arrested after cannabis grow found in Harrogate

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On Thursday 14 December 2017, officers carried out a warrant under the Misuse of Drugs Act at a house on Regent Terrace. Inside the property, in a first floor bedroom, they found a cannabis grow consisting of 42 plants and growing equipment. The plants and equipment have been seized and although officers can’t confirm the […]

Man who headbutted another man and broke his nose is sought by police in York

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The victim, in his 20s, was headbutted by an unknown man in what is believed to be an unprovoked attack. It happened on Duncombe Place at around 3.50am on Sunday (10 December 2017). The victim attended hospital and was treated for a broken nose. We are conducting enquiries and are requesting the public’s assistance to […]