Police are appealing for the public's help to find a missing teenager who is believed to be in the Scarborough area.
A teenager has been stabbed to death in Scarborough. Police say it happened near to the Olympia amusement arcades last night.
A Scarborough man has been jailed for five-and-a-half years at York Crown Court after pleading guilty to assault and false imprisonment.
Surfers say new sea defences planned for Scarborough's South Bay could destroy the waves which attract hundreds of board riders to the beach.
There's a public meeting tonight at the Spa complex to discuss the scheme which the local council says is vital to protect the coastline.
The defences would include a wall of boulders propped up against the seawall - but local surfers are warning the rocks could be dangerous and ruin the waves.
Jon Hill reports on the service to be held later this evening on the beach in Scarborough in memory of a teenager who was killed in the resort a week ago today. The stabbing of 19 year old Michael Graham has shocked the town.
A service in memory of a murdered teenager is to be held on the beach at Scarborough on Sunday evening, close to where he was stabbed to death. Michael Graham, who was aged 19, died and a 17-year-old was injured during the incident, on Foreshore Road, on Saturday April 13.
Candles will be lit in the town's South Bay as part of an all-faith tribute to the teenager, which has been organised by the Rev Samantha Foster. The event takes place at 8pm.
A 16-year-old has been charged with murder and wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm. He is due to appear at Leeds Crown Court on Tuesday.
Police are urging a couple who walked past a murder scene in Scarborough just minutes after a man was stabbed to come forward to help with their investigation.
The man and woman were on Foreshore Road, opposite the Olympia amusement arcades, at about 11.35pm on Saturday 13 April.
A 17-year-old boy, who was stabbed in a leg, shouted to the couple for help while he was phoning for an ambulance.
His friend, 19-year-old Michael Vincent Graham, was fatally wounded in the incident.
– Detective Chief Inspector Maria Taylor, of the Major Crime Unit at North Yorkshire Police
“It is very important that the man and woman come forward to assist the investigation without delay.
“We need to speak to them urgently as they may have crucial information or detail that could assist the murder inquiry.
“If you see or hear this appeal, or you believe you were on Foreshore Road in Scarborough late on Saturday night and recall someone shouting for help, please do the right thing and contact the police.”
Please call North Yorkshire Police with any information on 101 – select option 2 – and ask for Scarborough CID.
If you would prefer to remain anonymous, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 quoting reference number 12130058772.
A 16-year-old has been charged with murder after a teenager was stabbed to death in Scarborough.
Michael Graham, aged 19, died after he was attacked on Saturday night. The incident happened near the Olympia amusement arcades on Foreshore Road
Eight other young people have also been arrested and bailed.
North Yorkshire Police are asking anyone with information to contact them on 101, select option two and ask for Scarborough CID.
There are reports that police divers are currently searching the duck pond in Valley Road in an attempt to retrieve a knife used in the murder of Michael Graham.
The family of a man who died on Scarborough seafront have released a statement. Michael Graham, who was 19, died of stab wounds on Saturday evening, by the Olympia amusement arcades.
His family said: “We are absolutely devastated by what has happened to Mickey and we’re struggling to come to terms with the fact that he has gone.
“We hope those responsible for his death are brought to justice."
The family of a teenager murdered in Scarborough have said they are "devastated".
They said: “We are absolutely devastated by what has happened to Mickey and we’re struggling to come to terms with the fact that he has gone.
“We hope those responsible for his death are brought to justice.”
The police have made nine arrests in connection with Michael's death.
Police investigating the stabbing of a teenager in Scarborough have arrested a further seven people - bringing the total number of people arrested since the incident to nine.
19-year-old Michael Vincent Graham died just before midnight on Saturday 13 April after being stabbed near the Olympia amusement arcades on Foreshore Road.
A 17-year-old boy was also stabbed in the leg during the same incident and was taken to hospital where he remains in a stable condition.
Two teenagers were arrested in the early hours of Sunday morning and remain in police custody.
A further seven teenagers, four males and three females, have now been arrested.
Witnesses, or anyone with information that could help the police investigation, are being urged to call North Yorkshire Police on 101, or to call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
Part of seafront road in Scarborough's South Bay remains sealed off after the murder on Saturday as police continue their investigation.