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Police cadets get in the festive spirit

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The Scarborough group recently took part in the Whitby Christmas light switch on and the spectacular lantern parade, where local school children and community groups showed off the amazing lanterns they had made, inspired by science, exploration and discovery. The cadets have also been busy hand making decorations, to adorn the North Yorkshire Police Christmas […]

Appeal follwing incident outside Primary School

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It happened on Denison Avenue at around 3.20pm on 2 December 2019 and involved the occupants of a blue Ford Fiesta and a latte coloured Nissan Quashqai. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police […]

Appeal for witnesses following incident of public order

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It happened on Aberdeen Walk, Scarborough between the times of 11:45am and 12:15pm on 6 December 2019, and involved two women who had a verbal altercation with a crowd of people gathered around. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for anyone […]

‘Excellent response’ to CCTV appeal after 95 year-old’s bank card is fraudulently used in Scarborough

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The appeal received an ‘excellent response’ and officers now have the information they need. Original release: CCTV appeal after 95 year-old’s bank card is fraudulently used in Scarborough North Yorkshire Police is appealing for help to identify two people in relation to the fraudulent use of a bank card. It happened on Wednesday 20 November […]

Scarborough rapist jailed for over eight years

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Joseph Barstow, 40, was sentenced at York Crown Court after a jury found him guilty of one count of rape. The court also issued him with a restraining order and he was made to sign on to the sex offenders register for life. The offence took place at a property in Scarborough where Barstow raped […]

Appeal after vehicle damaged in Scarborough

Appeal after vehicle damaged in Scarborough

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It happened on Seavegate, Forge Valley, Scarborough on Saturday 9 November 2019 at around 1.30pm. A member of the public was parked in one of the car parks off the main road when an off road motorcycle has wheel-spun covering the front of the car in mud and stones. This has caused damage to the […]