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Scarborough councillors meet to discuss seagulls problem

Councillors in Scarborough will meet later today to discuss plans to control the area's seagull population. Credit: ITV News Tyne Tees
Concerns were raised over the summer after a record number of complaints about the birds menacing locals and visitors. Credit: ITV News Tyne Tees

Councillors in Scarborough will meet later today to discuss plans to control the area's seagull population.

Concerns were raised over the summer after a record number of complaints about the birds menacing locals and visitors.

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Man from Scarborough killed when car overturned

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.

Alexander Paul Baron, 22, was pronounced dead at the scene. Credit: North Yorkshire Police

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Escaped prisoners arrested

Damien Burns and Dean Jackson have been arrested. Credit: South Yorkshire Police

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.

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Search continues for absconded prisoners

Police are continuing to hunt for two inmates who went on the run from Hatfield prison in Doncaster.

Damien Burns and Dean Jackson absconded from 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."

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Police warn public not to approach absconded convicts

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.

Damien Burns absconded from prison in Doncaster

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.

Dean Jackson absconded from prison in Doncaster

Anyone who sees either of the men is asked not to approach them and to contact police immediately.

Prisoners abscond from Doncaster jail

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.

Damien Burns from Scarborough
Dean Jackson, from Newcastle
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