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Injunction order for woman’s prolonged anti-social behaviour

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On 21 December last year Scarborough County Court issued the order against Emma Seed, which will be in force until 20 December 2026. The injunction order prohibits Ms Seed from entering or remaining in Whitby and the surrounding areas, and from acting or inciting others to act in an anti-social manner in the same areas. […]

Rural security warning after spate of bike thefts

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In the last few days, thieves have broken into garages, and stolen bikes and motorbikes worth thousands of pounds. Enquiries are ongoing to determine whether the incidents are linked, to identify those responsible, and to return the bikes to their rightful owners. Between 19 and 21 January 2021, a motorbike was stolen from a garage […]

Man’s body found near train tracks in Scarborough

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Formal identification is yet to take place, however officers believe it is missing Whitby man Peter Brown, who was last seen in Scarborough in May 2019. Peter’s family have been informed and are being supported by specialist officers. The family have asked for their privacy to be respected at this very difficult time. Ref: 12190083137

Police and passers-by recognised for helping to save a woman’s life

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In August 2019, motorists reported a woman in distress on a bridge over the A64 near Malton. Five members of the public, including an off-duty police officer, approached the woman, and took hold of her, staying with her while the emergency services were called. When police arrived a short time later, PCSO Geoff Wynn also […]

Appeal for information after suspicious behaviour in Selby

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North Yorkshire Police is appealing for information after teenage girls were approached by a man acting suspiciously on two separate occasions in Selby. The incidents occurred on 4 January 2021 around 5.30-6pm and 10 January 2021 around 4pm and took place on Doncaster Road and Courtneys in the town. Each time a man driving a […]