POLICE were forced to arrest a 76-year-old man in Scarborough.
They located the man after receiving reports of an elderly gentleman who appeared confused at 4.40pm on Sunday.
However, when police approached the man, he became violent and abusive to officers and was arrested.
In a separate incident, a man was let off with a caution following an assault in Scarborough town centre at 3.45am on Saturday.
A 22-year-old Scarborough man was arrested on suspicion of assault and later accepted a caution.