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Archive – August, 2016

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Bracelet may reveal clues about two men following distraction burglaries

Bracelet may reveal clues about two men following distraction burglaries

Posted on in News stories

The jewellery (pictured below) was found in a car that police believe may have been linked to burglaries across North Yorkshire. The occupants of the car ran off when it was stopped and detectives are keen to identify them. Police have so far been unable to confirm where the bracelet came from but suspect it […]

Appeal for information following series of stone thefts in Skipton

Posted on in Local appeals

Between the 1-7 August 2016 a number of houses in the Raikes Road, Salisbury Street, Tarn Moor Crescent and Gainsborough Court have had Yorkshire Stone coping stones taken from garden walls. We are conducting enquiries and are requesting the public’s assistance who may have seen those responsible and also to check their cctv cameras for […]

Theft of cave rescue equipment

Theft of cave rescue equipment

Posted on in Local appeals

Following reports received over the weekend, CRO members went to check on a ‘highline’ traverse which the team has rigged in Kingsdale Master Cave, in preparation for any possible incident during the upcoming European Speleological Congress (EuroSpeleo 2016). The high line traverse enables safe access and exit in the event of a major flooding event […]

Witnesses for a fail to stop collision

Posted on in Local appeals

This collision happened on Belle Hill in Giggleswick at 15:15hrs on 3rd August 2016 and involved a silver vehicle colliding into a dark grey Ford Fiesta. The silver vehicle left the area and made no attempt to speak to the driver of the Fiesta. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact us […]