RESIDENTS from the Malton area were among eight people arrested yesterday on suspicion of assisting fugitive Robert Henry Foster.
Foster, 22, is wanted by police in connection with a serious assault on his 43-year-old father-in-law, which occurred in Seamer Caravan Site, near Stokesley, over the weekend.
The Evening News understands that Foster’s wife and the victim’s daughter, 18-year-old Natalie Foster, was among those arrested yesterday.
Police launched a huge manhunt for Natalie and her seven-month-old son Robert, after considerable concerns were raised for their safety.
Natalie attended Northallerton Police Station on Sunday after a high-profile appeal.
Anyone who can help locate Robert Henry Foster is urged to contact police on 0845 6060247.