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Archive – April, 2020

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Supply teacher jailed for eight-and-a-half years for sexually assaulting school girls

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Jonathan Philip Clayton, aged 27, from Carlton, Stockton-on-Tees, was found guilty on all 13 sexual touching charges on 4 February 2020 following a trial at Teesside Crown Court. At the sentencing today (Monday 27 April 2020), Clayton also received an indefinite Sexual Harm Prevention Order and was placed on the Sex Offenders’ Register for life. […]

Deer collision warning to people making essential journeys

Deer collision warning to people making essential journeys

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The warning comes after a number of collisions overnight that sadly resulted in the deaths of wild animals. At 6.35am today, a member of the public rang police reporting a young deer in the middle of Seamer Road, Scarborough, which had been hit by a car. At 7am, North Yorkshire Police officers on patrol came […]

Warning to suspected child abusers: You’re going to get locked-up during the lockdown

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During the past few weeks the team – ably supported by the Digital Forensics Unit – has conducted a series of operations resulting in six arrests for various alleged crimes. These range from sexual activity with a child and sexual communications with a child, to offences related to the possession, distribution and creation of indecent […]

Police urge day-trippers to stay home this weekend

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Ahead of the good weather expected this weekend, North Yorkshire Police is again stressing the importance of staying home and continuing the fight against COVID-19. Sadly, over previous weekends the force has seen an increase in the number of people making unnecessary journeys into and around the region. In response to the growing number of […]