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Police have named a man who died in a crash on the A64 in North Yorkshire was named as 22-year-old Alexander Paul Baron, from Scarborough.
He was a passenger in a car travelling near Tadcaster, which overturned and came to rest in a ditch. The driver, a 24-year-old man, was treated in hospital for minor injuries.
The Environment Agency has issued a flood warning for the North Sea at Scarborough in North Yorkshire. A high tide and strong winds are expected between 4:15pm and 5pm.
Two prisoners who absconded from an open prison in Doncaster have been arrested.
Damian Burns was arrested at a property in Scarborough at around 5.40pm (May 21).
Dean Jackson was found at a bus station in Stanley, County Durham.
Police had been searching for them since Monday.
Police are continuing to hunt for two inmates who went on the run from Hatfield prison in Doncaster.
Thirty nine year old Damien Burns, who's originally from Scarborough, and twenty seven year old Dean Jackson, who's from Newcastle-upon-Tyne absconded from the open prison on Monday.
Police have warned the public not to approach the pair.
Inspector Andy Everitt from North Yorkshire Police said: "As Burns is originally from Scarborough, it is possible that he may return to the town. I believe that he is a dangerous man and if you see him, do not approach him. Instead contact the police immediately and tell us where he is."
Police in South Yorkshire are warning the public not to approach two men who absconded from prison in Doncaster.
Damien Burns, 39, originally from Scarborough, North Yorkshire, and Dean Jackson, 27, from Newcastle-upon-Tyne, absconded from HMP & YOI Hatfield on Monday evening.
The pair are not thought to have any ties in South Yorkshire so officers believe they may be trying to make their way back to their home towns.
Burns was serving an indeterminate sentence, since 2007, for a knifepoint robbery and Jackson was on remand awaiting a sentence for a theft related matter.
Anyone who sees either of the men is asked not to approach them and to contact police immediately.
Police are asking for help in finding two men who have absconded from HMP & YOI Hatfield in Doncaster, South Yorkshire.
39-year-old Damien Burns, originally from Scarborough, and 27-year-old Dean Jackson from Newcastle-upon-Tyne, absconded from the open prison on 19 May.
Officers believe they may be trying to return to their home towns since they do not have any known connections in South Yorkshire.
Burns has been serving an indeterminate sentence since 2007 for a knifepoint robbery and Jackson was on remand awaiting a sentence for a theft-related matter.
There is concern for the safety of a Chesterfield woman who North Yorkshire Police say could be in Scarborough.
Eileen Hill, 37, has been missing for a week. She was last seen at her home on April 29.
Ms Hill took a taxi from Chesterfield to Sheffield on April 29. She was dropped off on West Street at the junction with Rockingham Street.
Police searching for a man who has been reported missing from his home in Scarborough are appealing for the public’s help to find him.
29-year-old Kevin John Hey has not been seen since the early hours of Monday 31 March, and officers are becoming concerned for his safety.
Police are making enquiries in the Scarborough area and are urging the public to look out for him.
Kevin is described as white, around 5ft 2in tall, with a medium build, green eyes and short brown hair.
Kevin has mobility issues and walks very slowly.
Hundreds of jobs in Scarborough, North Yorkshire, have been secured after a manufacturing firm won a contract to build 600 new buses.
National Express has finalised the £100m contract with Alexander Dennis, which will cover the next five years.
Victoria Whittam reports: