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Extensive searches for 13-year-old Scarborough girl

Tashanna Walker

Police are appealing for the public’s help to find missing 13-year-old Tashanna Walker from Scarborough. Tashanna was reported missing from home on March 15. Police believe she could be heading to London.

Extensive searches have been carried out overnight in the Scarborough area and further afield and those searches remain ongoing today.

Anyone with information is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101.

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Not known whether man followed dog into sea

Scarborough Credit: ITV

The coastguard has told ITV News Tyne Tees that before his death, a man was found a quarter of a mile out to sea, forty minutes after police received a report from a member of the public. He had been out walking his dog.

It is unclear at the moment whether or not the man had gone into the sea after his dog.

Scarborough Credit: ITV

RNLI: 'thoughts are with the friends and family'

RNLI Scarborough have paid tribute to a man who died in hospital following a sea rescue operation. The man, in his thirties, had been walking his dog in Scarborough.

Man dies after being swept out to sea at Scarborough

A man has died after being swept out to sea off the Yorkshire coast.

A man, aged in his thirties and from Scarborough, had been walking his dog with a friend when he got into difficulties.

A man was recovered from the water but died in hopsital

North Yorkshire Police were called at around 6pm on February 22, to a report of a man being swept out to sea near the Spa in Scarborough’s South Bay. The rescue operation involved the RNLI, the coastguard and air support.

An unconscious man was recovered from the water at around 6.40pm and taken to Scarborough District Hospital where he died. The man’s friend was also taken to hospital suffering from shock.

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Investigation into alleged assault on a child

Police are appealing for witnesses about a possible assault involving a woman and boy in Scarborough town centre. It happened outside Boots on Westborough between 12.20pm and 12.45pm on Tuesday 23 December. Police are working to establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. A local woman, in her 20s, has been arrested in connection with the investigation.

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