Burglary charges following ram-raid at Scarborough shop
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Two local men, aged 50 and 42, will appear at Scarborough Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday (8 March) morning charged with the Spar shop burglary on Falsgrave Road during the early hours of today, Monday 7 March.
Detective Sergeant David Adams, of the Scarborough Investigation Hub, said: “Residents and business owners can be reassured that following this very concerning incident on Falsgrave Road, police officers acted swiftly and apprehended the two men at the scene.
“The suspects have now been charged with burglary and have been remanded into custody to appear at court to answer these charges.
“Incidents such as this are, thankfully, quite rare in the Scarborough area. But as in all cases where there is a perceived threat to the public, we will take positive action to protect and seek justice.
“We’re committed to keeping our area and the wider county as one of the very safest places to live, work and visit.
“We can only achieve this with the continued outstanding support we enjoy from residents who pass on vital information about crime and anti-social behaviour.
“This two-way relationship is the lifeblood of successful local policing and it is something that we greatly appreciate and work hard to enhance even further.”
Making a report
If you have any information about suspicious activity, please don’t hesitate to make a report to North Yorkshire Police via our website or by calling 101, option 1, and speak to our Force Control Room.
Always dial 999 if an emergency response is required, including crimes in progress.
There is also the option to pass on information anonymously using the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555111 or via their website.
Original appeal - 7 March 2022
Ram-raid arrests in Scarborough
Firearms Support Unit officers in the right place at the right time
Police in Scarborough have arrested two local men involved in a ram-raid incident at the Spar shop on Falsgrave Road.
It happened at around 2.15am this morning – Monday 7 March 2022 – when a silver VW Golf car was reversed into the front of the premises.
Right place, right time...
Unfortunately for the suspects, officers from the Firearms Support Unit were patrolling nearby and they arrived while the incident was ongoing.
The men, aged 50 and 42, were arrested at the scene on suspicion of burglary after being tasered.
They are cbeing held in custody for questioning while enquiries are ongoing in and around the shop.
Witnesses or anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 1, and speak to the Force Control Room.
If you would prefer to remain anonymous, please call Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.
Please quote reference number 12220039336 when providing details.