Police launch appeal following spate of Scarborough burglaries
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North Yorkshire Police is appealing for witnesses and information about a recent spate of burglaries in Scarborough.
The incidents, which officers believe are linked, occurred on the north side of Scarborough at addresses on Hilcrest Avenue, Green Howards Drive and North Cliff Avenue along with a further incident on Scalby Beck Road.
It is believed the burglaries took place between 12pm and 3:15pm on Friday 26 May.
Officers would like to speak with a white man in his early 20s, wearing a dark coloured hooded top on a dark coloured bike with white front forks who was seen in the are at the time and who, officers believe could help them with their enquiries.
North Yorkshire Police are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the burglaries. In particular, they are appealing for information or footage from the area at the time of the incidents, such as dashcam, doorbell footage and CCTV.
We would also ask that residents in the local community be vigilant at this time and ensure any valuables on show are locked away and all precautions are taken to secure access to your property.
There is a whole host of information about how to protect your home from crime on our website
We would also ask that if you believe you neighbours are away, that you check these properties to ensure they remain secure or if you have any concerns to contact the police. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should email James [email protected].
You can also call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for James Temple.
If you wish to remain anonymous, you can pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. Please quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number 12230095083.