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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 […]

Police appeal to trace biker who witnessed shocking assault on a man in Scarborough

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The incident, which has left the victim in a critical condition, took place at the corner of Ramshill Road and Westbourne Grove, opposite the Ramshill Hotel. Detectives want to speak to any witnesses and drivers who were in the area at the time of the incident, especially those who may have captured dash cam footage. […]

UPDATED: Police remain at scene following incident in Scalby near Scarborough

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UPDATE: 10 September 2021  The controlled explosion of a suspected explosive device was carried out at a construction site near Field Lane, Scalby on the morning of Friday 10 September 2021 following the discovery of the device on Thursday. The man who was arrested in connection with the incident remains in police custody. 9 September […]

Appeal following threats made to pub staff in Scarborough

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The incident happened at The Turks Head Pub on Eastborough, Scarborough at approximately 4.45pm on 20 August 2021 when a male pub customer made threats to a member of staff. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information from those present […]

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: Appeal following fail-to-stop collision

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It happened at approximately 12.46am and involved a black Renault Clio. The vehicle reversed into a woman aged in her 50s resulting in bruising to her hand and arm. It then drove off in the direction of Seamer Road. We are appealing for witnesses to the collision or anyone who recalls seeing the vehicle prior […]