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Three From Scarborough Charged With Coronavirus Offences

Three From Scarborough Charged With Coronavirus Offences

Published by the Yorkshire Coast Radio News Team at 2:39pm 23rd April 2020. (Updated at 6:17pm 23rd April 2020)

Two men and a woman from Scarborough are due to appear in court accused of committing an offence under new legislation brought in because of the coronavirus pandemic.

The incident occurred on the town’s Blenheim Terrace at around 7pm on Wednesday 22 April when police were called to a report of a group of people causing ASB and consuming alcohol.

When officers arrived at the scene, it is understood that some of the group left when directed whilst some refused, and two men and a woman were arrested.

Following questioning in custody, all three were charged with contravening the requirement to not participate in a gathering in public of more than two people during coronavirus emergency period.

Jacob Smith 24, from North Marine Road, was also charged with assaulting an emergency worker.

29 year-old Liam Dunn, from Norwood Street, was also charged with failing to give officer name and address, when believed to have committed ASB, obstructing/resisting arrest and criminal damage.

42 year-old Dawn Dixon, of North Marine Road, was also charged with being drunk and disorderly.

They have been released on bail and will appear at Scarborough Magistrates’ Court on 1 June 2020.

North Yorkshire Police reference 12200067303.




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Jms, on 23rd April 2020 7:31pm
Group of 3 youths drinking in Prince of Wales Gardens today. More and more people about but it seems to be the younger ones going about in groups. Not enough is being done to deter this behaviour.

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