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Scarborough child abuser jailed for 21 years: “Courageous” toddler and her family praised by lead detective

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At York Crown Court today (Monday 14 June 2021), John Paul Zegstroo, 28, from Eastfield, was sentenced to 21 years’ imprisonment after previously being found guilty of all eight offences between December 2018 and March 2020 when the child was aged two and three. He has also been placed on the Sex Offenders’ Register and […]

Appeal for witnesses following criminal damage to a car in Scarborough

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened near the junction of Colescliffe Crescent, about 3:30pm on Friday 28th May 2021. An unknown suspect damaged the head light of a parked silver Vauxhall Vectra. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for an witnesses to the incident or […]

Appeal for key witness after man assaulted in Scarborough

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It happened on North Street at around half past midnight in the early hours of  Saturday 29 May 2021. The victim, a 66-year-old man, sustained serious injuries and was taken to hospital. The woman, who has blonde hair, can be seen on CCTV from behind and is in the vicinity of attack. Officers believe she […]