Millions of Brits risking home security

Millions of Brits are leaving their windows and doors unlocked, leaving keys in the garden and relying on their dog to keep their home safe, a study has found.

Screws were left near the man's car on St John's Walk. Picture: Google Maps.

Screws placed around victim's car after vandals target home

Vandals strew screws around a man's car wheels after launching an attack on his home.
Eating and not paying for supermarket fruit is among the micro-crimes committed by three in four of Brits.

11 ‘micro-crimes’ you’ve probably committed

Three-quarters of Brits are what is described as ‘micro-criminals’ - committing tiny crimes in shops and online to get a better deal.

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Watch thief make off with bizarre loot from Bridlington store

A suspected thief has been caught on camera making off with tasty treats from a Bridlington store.
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All four Yorkshire police forces recorded a rise in crime last year.

Big rise in crimes behind closed doors, says Yorkshire police chief

A change in the nature of crime means offences are increasingly happening behind closed doors rather than in public places, according to a senior Yorkshire police officer.

Police were called to High Street in Old Town after the silver Ford Mondeo crashed into a shop on Monday night.

Police name teenager after car smashes into Bridlington shop

A teenager will appear at court next month after a car smashed into an Old Town shop.
Two men are in police custody after a Ford Mondeo crashed into the shop on High Street.

Man and teenager in custody after car crashes into Bridlington shop

A man and teenager both remain in police custody after a car crashed into a shop.
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Wanted: Police release man's picture after Bridlington arson attack

Police have released a picture of a man as part of their investigation into an arson attack on a Promenade shop.
Benjamin Lumby, 27, is banned from meeting girls under 18 after targeting them at Bridlington Mcdonald's car park.

Bridlington man banned from contacting girls under 18 after preying on youngsters in car park

A violent boyfriend who abused girls as part of a seaside cruise scene says HE is the victim after a court banned him from meeting teenage girls.

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The teenager allegedly exposed himself to the woman on Marton Avenue.

Police hunt Bridlington teenager who exposed himself to woman

Police are looking for a teenager who allegedly exposed himself to a woman before making her "an indecent proposition".
Liam Bowtell, 20 admitted smashing a glass into the face of a club-goer at the Utopia nightclub.

Ex-boxer walks free after glassing man in Bridlington nightclub

A young boxer who glassed a man in Bridlington's Utopia nightclub has dramatically walked free from court after being found not guilty.
A burglary has taken place in Queensgate, Bridlington

Sentimental jewellery stolen in Bridlington burglary

Police are appealing for information after a number of sentimental pieces of jewellery were taken from a Bridlington home.

Andrew Hirst, 53, was found not guilty of three charges of rape and one charge of indecent assault

Bridlington man cleared of rapes

A former pub landlord falsely accused of three rapes against two girls when he was a teenager spent 23 months of torment before a jury threw out the 33-year-old allegations.

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Man bitten by dog on Fraisthorpe beach

Police have made an appeal for information after a man was bitten by a dog on Fraisthorpe Beach six weeks ago.

Jobcentre Plus will be moving from the Crown Buildings in Bridlington

Job centre on the move as Crown Buildings set to close

Bridlington’s job centre is among services set to be relocated after the town’s Crown Buildings were confirmed to be closing down.


Charity worker charged with big con on Edith, aged 102

A Bridlington carer has been accused of defrauding a 102-year-old woman out of hundreds of thousands of pounds.
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The rubbish was dumped on the roadside between Bridlington and Kilham

Man fined for fly-tipping near Bridlington

A man has been ordered to pay a total of £1,787 after he was found guilty of illegally dumping rubbish on a country road between Bridlington and Kilham.

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Jordon Holbrook, 23, escaped a jail term despite admitting attempting to rob a woman in Bridlington

Pregnant robber escapes jail term

A serial yob who once burgled a 100-year-old woman’s house in Bridlington has walked free from court after she admitted attempting to rob another woman in the street and stamping on her while on the ground.

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Police reveal summer crime levels in Bridlington

The man in charge of policing in Bridlington has said he is happy with how his officers managed to limit crime during the summer months.

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