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Claudia Lawrence investigation: Searches at Sand Hutton Gravel Pits conclude

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Detective Superintendent Wayne Fox, Head of the Major Investigation Team, has confirmed that nothing of obvious significance was located during searches of part of the wooded area and in the smaller of the two lakes. A small number of items were recovered during the two-week search. Whilst these items are being assessed for their forensic […]

Police searching local area in Claudia Lawrence investigation

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Superintendent Wayne Fox, Head of North Yorkshire Police’s Major Investigation Team and the Senior Investigating Officer in the case, said: “The searches which have commenced today (Tuesday 24 August 2021) at Sand Hutton Gravel Pits are in relation to the disappearance and suspected murder of Claudia Lawrence more than 12 years ago. “I cannot say […]

Appeal to locate wanted Whitby man Stephen Anthony Phillips

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39-year-old Phillips is wanted for failing to appear at Scarborough Magistrates Court in connection with public order offences and resisting an officer. He is believed to be in the Whitby, Scarborough or Eastfield area. If you have any information which would assist officers to locate Phillips please contact 101, select option 1 and pass the […]

Scarborough: Sudden death of man at Throxenby Mere

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The man’s family have been informed and are receiving specialist support from the police. Low Road, which goes around the mere between the end of Lady Edith’s Drive and Red Scar Lane junction, had remained closed while enquiries were completed at the scene. The road re-opened at 9.20pm. Anyone with information that could assist the […]

“Harrowing and disturbing” investigation in Filey: Child and dog abuser jailed for 18 years

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Kyle Stephenson (pictured below), aged 29, now of no fixed address, was sentenced to 18 years’ imprisonment at York Crown Court today (Friday 16 July 2021). He was due to stand trial this week but decided to plead guilty to the offences against the boy and the girl. Stephenson also admitted committing bestiality after police […]

Appeal following road traffic collision in Snainton

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It happened at the junction of the A170 and B1258 at 1.50pm on Thursday 15 July 2021 and involved a black Kawasaki motorcycle and bronze coloured Kia hatchback. The rider of the motorcycle has sustained a fractured hip socket, wrist and rib as a result of taking evasive action. We are requesting the public’s assistance […]