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Police respond to reports of concern for safety in Scarborough

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A man has been taken to hospital with serious injuries after dropping from the bridge. There is a significant police presence to deal with the incident and surrounding roads have been closed since around 11.35am, when the incident was reported. Some of the roads are now being reopened but motorists are advised to seek alternative […]

Five arrested in joint coast and cross-border drugs operation

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Officers from West Yorkshire Police, North Yorkshire Police, British Transport Police (BTP) and the Regional Organised Crime Unit (ROCU) are continuing to investigate after executing warrants in Huddersfield and Whitby on 11 March 2021. Following an operation in Huddersfield, a man aged 22 was arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to supply class A drugs, and […]

Driver who killed 62-year-old Grandmother in collision on A168 sent to prison

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William Charles Jackson of Aire Road also pleaded guilty to two further counts of causing serious injury due to dangerous driving. At around 10pm on Wednesday 3 April 2019, Jackson was driving his red Vauxhall Astra along the A168, when he collided with a silver Volkswagen Polo, between Kirk Deighton and Walshford. As he approached […]

Appeal for witnesses to A1 minor collision

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Following the incident on the A1M this morning, the road re-opened at around 9.30am. A minor road traffic collision occurred shortly after 7.30am, and officers are appealing for anyone who saw the incident involving a lorry and a van, to get in touch. Dial 101, press 2 and ask to speak to Roads Policing Officer […]