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Yorkshire police force issues telephone scam warning - and tells residents how to avoid becoming a victim

North Yorkshire Police have issued a warning about a telephone scam which has been used to target hundreds of people across the country.

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Windsor Terrace, Whitby. Image: Google.

Sex attack on woman in Whitby: Police appeal for residents' help with investigation

A WOMAN was subjected to a serious sexual assault after a night out in Whitby at the weekend.
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Cllr Michelle Donohue-Moncrieff

Scarborough councillor fined for town hall verbal assault

A sitting Scarborough borough councillor has been fined after pleading guilty to verbally assaulting a fellow elected member.
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Lansdowne Road, Bridlington. Image: Google

Man seriously injured in Bridlington street attack

A MAN suffered  a fractured eye socket during an attack in Bridlington.
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Royal Albert Drive, Scarborough; Image: Google

Scarborough seafront roads closed as car meeting takes place

POLICE have closed a number of roads in Scarborough's seafront area as a safety precaution due to a large car meeting.

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From elections to T&Cs: Facebook has been making headlines across the world

Is it time to quit Facebook? Here's what you need to know about your profile settings

With the recent revelations regarding research firm Cambridge Analytica, Facebook and the social media company’s privacy laws are now in the spotlight.
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The puppy has been seized.

Puppy seized from woman who ignored lifetime banning order

A 14-week old puppy has been seized from an address in Whitby after an occupant ignored the conditions of a lifetime banning order.

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Yorkshire schools among those targeted in bomb threat hoax

Yorkshire schools among those targeted in bomb threat hoax

A number of schools in Yorkshire have received hoax bomb threats this morning, police have confirmed.

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Peasholm Park, Scarborough.

Suspected drug dealer jumped in duck pond: Police chase in Scarborough's Peasholm Park

A SUSPECTED drug dealer jumped into a duck pond in Scarborough's Peasholm Park in a bid to evade police during a foot chase.
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Operation Owl aims to reduce the level of raptor persecution in North Yorkshire, where birds of prey continue to be trapped, poisoned and shot.

North Yorkshire Police call on public to prevent slaughter of birds of prey

Visitors to North Yorkshire’s countryside are being asked to act as the “eyes and ears” of police as they seek to cut the number of illegal attacks on birds of prey.
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Serious crimes such as domestic violence and rape are not recorded properly

North Yorkshire Police not recording 20% of crimes properly

One in five crimes reported to North Yorkshire Police are not recorded properly, a new report has revealed.

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Villagers in Fylingthorpe chased a trio of suspected thieves seen pushing a quadbike down the street. Picture: Google

Suspected thieves swiftly arrested thanks to quick-thinking residents in Whitby villages

Three men have arrested after residents in a Whitby village chased the suspected thieves through gardens.

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Jermaine Cunningham

Scarborough heroin and cocaine supply plot duo jailed for 11 years

A MAN and a woman  who plotted to supply heroin and crack cocaine in Scarborough have been jailed for a total of 11 years.

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The scene of the 'lockdown'

East Yorkshire crossbow suspect Anthony Lawrence - what we know so far

Police launched a search for Anthony Lawrence after a man was found dead and his pregnant girlfriend suffered injuries in an attack at their home near Driffield.

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Police have issued an appeal to find the suspect, 55-year-old Anthony Lawrence, and officers have found his car abandoned.

Suspected 'crossbow killer' found dead in vehicle in North Yorkshire after major manhunt

A man suspected of attacking a pregnant woman and killing her partner has been found dead, after a major manhunt was launched in East Yorkshire.

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Police seek witnesses after Whitby pub landlord attacked on New Year's Day

Police seek witnesses after Whitby pub landlord attacked on New Year's Day

The landlord of a Whitby pub was assaulted during the early hours of New Year's Day.
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CCTV cameras capture attempted burglary at Whitby jewellers

CCTV cameras capture attempted burglary at Whitby jewellers

Police in Whitby are asking the public to help identify a suspect in an attempted burglary at a jewellers.

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Lovesick man conned out of £90,000 on Match.com: fraud victims in North Yorkshire tell their story

Three victims of fraud have come forward to support North Yorkshire Police’s new Freeze on Fraud campaign.

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Two men police want to identify

Police issue CCTV images after a "cash scam" in Whitby

Police have issued images of two men they want to speak to following a suspected cash scam in Whitby.

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Police are appealing for information.

Whitby shop thief assaults store manager and returns items

A Whitby shop manager was assaulted by thief who had snatched items from a store.

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