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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.

WATCH: Flash flood scenes in Scarborough

This was the scene at Scarborough cricket club earlier today, after some parts of Yorkshire saw half a month's rainfall in just an hour:

The North Yorkshire Fire control room received over 60 reports of flooding to properties, as water levels continued to rise throughout this morning after heavy downpours.


Appeal for help to identify men in Scarborough

Officers want to speak to the men in the CCTV images in relation to an incident in Scarborough during which a man was verbally abused and spat at.

It happened on Burr Bank, Scarborough, at around 5.30pm on Saturday.

The victim, a 36 year old man from Scarborough, had been on The Regal Lady cruise with his wife and two children.

As they were leaving the boat, the victim confronted three men who were littering.

Two of those three men then grabbed the victim by his throat, spat in his face repeatedly and verbally abused him.The men then left on foot.

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