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CCTV appeal after car stolen from Skipton

CCTV appeal after car stolen from Skipton

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened at around 8pm on 10 Jan 2018 when the car was driven to McDonalds in  Keighley before travelling back to Skipton. The vehicle was later found abandoned. Officers have carried out extensive enquiries and are now asking for the public’s help to identify the man in the image. The man is described as white, aged between 20-30, […]

Appeal after cyclist injured on B6265 between Skipton and Rylstone

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The cyclist was one of two travelling between Skipton and Rylstone at approximately 10:30hrs on Bank Holiday Monday 7th May 2018. It happened on the B6265 after the long straight from Skipton towards Rylsotne. The cyclist has sustained 3 broken vertebrae, a broken wrist and facial injuries, and he was taken by ambulance to Airedale […]

Cononley: Appeal for witnesses following shed burglary

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It is believed two unknown men broke into the shed and stole a mountain bike. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for anybody who may have witnessed two men acting suspiciously in the area. One was later seen to ride off on the […]

Appeal for Craven residents to review their home security following spate of burglaries

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Since February 2018, 35 homes, sheds and outbuildings have been burgled. Eight of these burglaries have involved criminals using a blowtorch on a UPVC door to expose the lock and then gain access to the property. The properties which have been targeted are in the Sutton-in-Craven and Crosshills areas, with similar incidents being reported over […]

Witness appeal following assault in Skipton takeaway

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The assault happened in Lemons takeaway on Keighley Road, Skipton at approximately 2.20am on Monday 2 April 2018 and resulted in a man being injured. The victim, a white man aged in his early twenties, suffered a deep laceration to his lip and a temporary loss of consciousness. He was treated at Airedale Hospital later […]

Skipton: Appeal for information regarding broken caravan window

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Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for James Skaith. You can also email James.Skaith@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. Please quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number NYP-30032018-0450. Follow me […]