A North Yorkshire businessman has been jailed for five years and four months after conning three associates out of over one million pounds.
Investigation are continuing in Whitby into a serious sexual assault on a schoolgirl in the town.
North Yorkshire Police appeal for witness to a serious sexual assault on a girl in Whitby.
Police in Whitby have released images of a man after a theft from a hotel in the town. Money was taken from the Resolution Hotel, Skinner Street, on August 31.
PC Ian Foley, of Whitby Safer Neighbourhood Team said:
“If you are the man caught on camera and you are not responsible for this burglary and theft, I urge you to contact the police so that I can eliminate you from my enquiries."
Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101.
The Whitby Regatta jazz band have been welcoming in the final day of the Whitby Regatta, now in its 173rd year.
A crew member airlifted from a tanker in the North Sea is fighting for his life after a fire in the vessel's engine room.
Lifeboats and an RAF rescue helicopter were scrambled after the Humber coastguard was alerted to the emergency, in the North Sea off Whitby.
A crewman was airlifted to hospital with burns after a fire in the engine room of a tanker off the Whitby coast.
The 8,500 tonne vessel, the Mississippi Star, contained no cargo and was heading to Teesport to Antwerp, Belgium, when the fire broke out six miles off the Whitby coast.
Eighteen crew members were on board and the crewman, aged 65 from the Philippines, was airlifted to the James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough to be treated for flash burns.
The Costguard says the ship will be towed to Hartlepool this evening, June 11.
Three men are due to appear in court charged with conspiracy to steal.
The appearances relate to the theft of cable valued at approximately £35,000, belonging to British Telecom, between October 2012 and January 2013, in the Whitby area.
The men, a 34-year-old from Leeds, a 36-year-old from York and a 44-year-old from Filey are due at York Magistrates’ Court on Monday, 24 June 2013.
All three are currently on police bail.
There are warnings for drivers to be take care when driving as footage at Sandsend, Whitby shows water covering the road.
North Yorkshire Police have issued an urgent appeal to trace a man in connection with a sexual assault on a teenage girl that happened in Whitby last weekend.
Police need to speak to 27-year-old Gheorghe Mighali, who they believe can help with their investigation.
Mr Mighali, a Romanian national, is known to have visited the Whitby area on or around Tuesday 5 March.
He was then seen in Middlesbrough on Thursday 7 March, in Hartlepool on Friday 8 March and Newcastle on Tuesday 12 March.
Gheorghe Mighali is white, of slim build, 5ft 5in tall, with long dark hair and with a pronounced nose and full lips.
The sexual assault in Whitby happened in the Stakesby Road and Station Avenue area between 9pm and 10pm on Saturday 9 March.
The teenage girl was approached and sexually assaulted by an unknown man.
Police enquiries remain ongoing to establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident.
*Detective Chief Inspector Andrea Kell said: *
“I am appealing for people to contact the police if they have seen Gheorghe Mighali or a man matching his description.
“He was last seen in Newcastle on Tuesday 12 March but it is possible that he could be using public transport to visit any part of the country.
“If you can help us trace him, please contact the police as soon as possible.”
Please call police with any information on 101, or if you would prefer to remain anonymous, you can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
Detectives investigating the death of a 32-year-old man from Whitby have charged a woman with his murder. Rebecca Dormer, aged 22, was arrested following an incident at Spring Hill Court on Friday.
Dormer, appeared at Scarborough Magistrates' Court and was remanded in custody. The case has been transferred to Leeds Crown Court and will be heard on Wednesday.
A 24-year-old man who was also arrested in connection with the incident has been released without further police action. The victim has been named as Gareth Brian Matthews of Spring Hill Court, Spring Hill in Whitby.
Work has started to shore up cliffs at Whitby to protect the town's historic parish church amid fears it could fall into the sea. Engineers have started installing netting and bolts into the land next to St Mary's Church following a landslip last December. Authorities insist the church is safe.
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