Teen stabbed in Scarborough

Police are appealing for a couple who were key witnesses to a stabbing in Scarborough to get in touch with them. 19-year-old Michael Vincent Graham died after being stabbed on Saturday 13 April.

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Police appeal to trace key witnesses to fatal stabbing

Police are urging a couple who walked past a murder scene in Scarborough just minutes after a man was stabbed to come forward to help with their investigation.

The man and woman were on Foreshore Road, opposite the Olympia amusement arcades, at about 11.35pm on Saturday 13 April.

A 17-year-old boy, who was stabbed in a leg, shouted to the couple for help while he was phoning for an ambulance.

His friend, 19-year-old Michael Vincent Graham, was fatally wounded in the incident.

“It is very important that the man and woman come forward to assist the investigation without delay.

“We need to speak to them urgently as they may have crucial information or detail that could assist the murder inquiry.

“If you see or hear this appeal, or you believe you were on Foreshore Road in Scarborough late on Saturday night and recall someone shouting for help, please do the right thing and contact the police.”

– Detective Chief Inspector Maria Taylor, of the Major Crime Unit at North Yorkshire Police

Please call North Yorkshire Police with any information on 101 – select option 2 – and ask for Scarborough CID.

If you would prefer to remain anonymous, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 quoting reference number 12130058772.

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Family "devastated" by Scarborough murder victim's death

Michael Graham

The family of a teenager murdered in Scarborough have said they are "devastated".

They said: “We are absolutely devastated by what has happened to Mickey and we’re struggling to come to terms with the fact that he has gone.

“We hope those responsible for his death are brought to justice.”

The police have made nine arrests in connection with Michael's death.


Teenager charged with murder in Scarborough

A 16-year-old has been charged with murder after a teenager was stabbed to death in Scarborough.

Michael Graham, aged 19, died after he was attacked on Saturday night. The incident happened near the Olympia amusement arcades on Foreshore Road

Eight other young people have also been arrested and bailed.

North Yorkshire Police are asking anyone with information to contact them on 101, select option two and ask for Scarborough CID.

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