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Police searching for missing North Yorkshire teenagers

The two boys have since been found

Police in Scarborough have issued an urgent appeal to help find two missing teenagers.

Lewis Bonson, 14 and Neil Gordon, 16, both from Scarborough were last seen on Saturday night (10 February) by their families but have not been seen since.

They are both believed to be together and may have attempted to travel out of North Yorkshire to the Birmingham or the North West area.

Police are appealing to anyone who has seen the boys - including passengers using public transport between Scarborough, York, Birmingham or the North West - and to anyone who knows where they are now, to contact them straight away.

Attempted child abductions in Scarborough - man arrested

Police made the arrest during the weekend. Credit: ITV News

A man from Scarborough has been charged with two counts of attempted child abduction.

North Yorkshire Police say it relates to two separate incidents in the resort town last Wednesday and Thursday - when it is alleged that a man approached the girls in his car and attempted to abduct them.

Following police enquiries a man, aged 40, was arrested in Scarborough on Saturday. He was due to appear before magistrates in York on Monday.


Girl, 14, charged over police spitting incident

A girl, aged 14, faces a court appearance after spitting at a police officer in Scarborough.

It follows an incident at the town's railway station at around 5pm on Monday, October 16th.

The officer was responding to reports of anti-social behaviour at the station.

The girl was arrested and later charged with assaulting a police constable in the execution of her duty, and using threatening or abusive words or behaviour to cause harassment, alarm or distress.

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