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Man found dead in pub toilet named

A man who was found dead inside a pub in Bridlington has been named.

61-year-old Karl Staten Credit: PA

Karl Staten's body was found in the men’s toilets the Harbour Tavern on Queen Street.

His death is being treated as unexplained following inconclusive post-mortem results.

A 50-year-old woman and a 32-year-old man who were arrested as part of enquiries have been released on police bail pending further enquiries.

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Police release CCTV after Bridlington robbery

Detectives investigating the robbery of an elderly woman in Bridlington have released a CCTV still of two men who may be able to help with inquiries.

Credit: Humberside Police

The 82-year-old victim was in the car park of the Bridlington Sports Club, heading to the cut-through from Moorfield Road skate park to the rugby ground, when the incident happened shortly before 4pm on Wednesday, December 2.

One of the men pushed the woman to the ground and grabbed her handbag but she refused to let go and he and his accomplice escaped in the direction of Queensgate Way.

The victim suffered facial injuries and was treated by paramedics at the scene.

82-year-old fights back against bag snatchers

A pensioner in Bridlington has suffered facial injuries after being attacked by two men.

The 82-year-old woman was in the car park of the Bridlington Sports Club when the men tried to rob her. One of the men pushed her to the ground and grabbed her handbag.

However, she refused to let go and he and his accomplice escaped in the direction of Queensgate Way.

She was treated by paramedics at the scene.

The man who attacked her is said to be white, around 5ft 9in tall, of slender build, aged 15 to 17, with light coloured hair.

He was wearing a grey hooded tracksuit top, dark skinny jeans and white trainers.

The second man was also white, aged in his mid to late 30s, around 5ft 7in tall, of medium to large build and stubbly facial hair. He wore a black and red tracksuit top, jeans a black beeny hat.

Thousands of pounds worth of damage caused to cars in Bridlington

Thousands of pounds worth of damage has been caused to cars in Bridlington.

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Officers who were already in the area dealing with a disturbance came across a number of cars parked in a lay-by on Well Lane in Bridlington which had been damaged, with wing mirrors, windscreens and windows smashed.

The damaged cars included; a silver Ford Focus, a red Vauxhall Meriva, red Mazda MX5, a silver Vauxhall Corsa’s, a red Roadster Eunos, a Volvo and a Peugeot 206.

The lay-by is a popular location for people to park up cars in an attempt to sell them.

Through police enquiries it is believed the damage caused to the cars occurred between 00:15am and 00:30am on Sunday November 01, 2015.

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