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Appeal following attempted theft at Skipton O2 shop

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It happened at around 1.45pm on Thursday 9 August 2018 and when a group of men entered the store and approached the display stands before being challenged by staff and leaving the store empty handed. Officers are appealing to anyone who was in the area at the time and witnessed the incident or saw a group or […]

CCTV appeal following a burglary at Dry Rigg Quarry

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It happened at Dry Rigg Quarry near Austwick on Saturday 14 July 2018 between 6.30pm and 7pm. Officers are asking members of the public to get in touch if they recognise the woman in the images as they believe they will have information that will help the investigation. Anyone with any information is asked to […]

Can you help identify two people suspected of using fake £50 notes

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Officers would like help in identifying two people they suspect of using fake Scottish £50 notes. The notes were used on High Bentham on Tuesday, 29 May. If you can identify the people in the CCTV please contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, selecting option 2 and ask asking for PC 340 David Burgess. Alternative […]

Male throwing rocks onto A6068 in Cowling

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It happened on the A6068 near Malsis School at around 6.30pm  on Sunday 29 July 2018 and involved a man throwing top stones into the carriageway. One of these was thrown into the path of a green Mini Cooper causing the car to collide with it. He was later seen doing the same thing in […]

Stolen quad bikes recovered after police pursuit in rural North Yorkshire

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Officers on patrol spotted two quad bikes travelling together along the A65 near Settle in suspicious circumstances, at 2.20am on Monday 23 July 2018. A police ‘stinger’ device was deployed near Gargrave, stopping one of the quads. However, its rider then got on the other quad and drove off. Specially-trained police officers pursued the remaining […]