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Archive – February, 2021

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Police appeal following York assaults

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A number of serious assaults occurred in Barkston Grove and the surrounding area on Friday 19 February 2021, between 7.45pm and 8.15pm. A 24-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident and released on bail. Enquiries are ongoing, and officers from York CID are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full […]

Justice secured against Scarborough sex offender who breached public protection orders

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Samuel Richard Thompson, aged 26, of the town’s Falsgrave Road, pleaded guilty to all 10 charges at Harrogate Magistrates’ Court on Friday (19 February 2021). The offences included five Sexual Harm Prevention Order (SHPO) breaches and five Sex Offender Notification (SON) breaches. These were imposed by York Crown Court in April 2018 after he was […]

Five Scarborough men given life sentences for murder

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  The gang must serve a minimum of almost 100 years in total before they can be considered for release. At around 2am, on Sunday 20 October 2019, Stefan Selvage 19, Dawid Goral, 21, Callon Brass, 22, Kieran Watkinson, 19, and Stevie Low, 23 (all pictured above and below), stabbed Solomon Robinson in a joint […]

Appeal following thefts of gully covers in York

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The gully covers have been taken from Willow Bank, Poplar Grove, Station Avenue, Hawthorne Terrace South and Hawthorne Terrace North at around 7am on Tuesday 16 February 2021. A white van was seen to be acting suspiciously in the area around the time of the thefts. Anyone who saw anything suspicious, or who saw a […]

Scarborough: Registered sex offender due to be sentenced at court

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Marcin Derewecki, aged 42, was arrested by North Yorkshire Police on 7 February 2021. Specialist public protection officers were able to prove that Derewecki had been using another name online and another email address which he had failed to notify the police about. This is a requirement under the terms of the sex offenders’ register. […]