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Update: missing Harrogate girl located following appeal

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Officers have issued an urgent appeal to help find a girl missing from Harrogate. Thirteen year-old Cameron Hayden-Baker was last seen on Chatsworth Grove at 6.55pm on Wednesday 16 May. She is described as medium build, approximately 5ft 5 ins tall, with green eyes. She is believed to have link to the Skipton area and may […]

Serious injury collision in Skipton – appeal for witnesses

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At approximately 8.30am on Tuesday 1 May 2018, a red Yamaha motorcycle collided with a red Vauxhall Astra and a black Dacia Duster on the A59 near Broughton Hall.   The man who was riding the motorcycle, a 32 year-old from Accrington, was taken to Leeds General Infirmary with serious injuries, where he remains in […]

Skipton Police appeal following theft of moped

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened at the rear of Keelham Farm Shop, Gargrave Road, at around 1.50pm on Tuesday 3 April 2018. This involved a white and red moped which was stolen by two men before they wheeled it through Aireville Park and then dumped it in the canal close to the rear of Herriots Hotel. In particular, we […]

Appealing for a recent theft from O2 Mobile phone shop at Skipton

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened at 1pm on 15 March 2018 and involved three unknown men entering the shop and pulling display phones from their stands before running out of the shop. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information about the three men […]

Appeal for information regarding criminal damage at trout hatchery near Skipton, which caused the death of 20,000 trout

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At some time between 2pm Saturday 24 February and 11am Sunday 25 February 2018 an unknown person has entered the Bolton Abbey Trout Hatchery near to Strid Wood and diverted an essential water supply pipe to a large storage tank containing 20,000 American Rainbow Trout. As a result of this, the water has become devoid […]