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Man arrested and banned from Craven after police pursue quad bike suspects

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At 2.30pm on Sunday 13 October 2019, North Yorkshire Police received a call from a member of the public in the Kilnsey area, reporting two men behaving suspiciously around a premises where quad bikes were parked. North Yorkshire Police officers immediately made towards the area. At 3.20pm, a further report was received of an attempted […]

Appeal following assault in Settle

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It happened on Church Street at around 11pm on Saturday 21 September 2019, and involved a 27-year-old male victim from Giggleswick. The man sustained an injury to his head and face. He was taken to Airedale Hospital by ambulance where he were treated and discharged following treatment. We are asking any members of the public […]

Offender jailed for 11 years following non-recent abuse investigation

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John William Laister, aged 77, from Abingdon, Oxfordshire, preyed on two of his victims between 1968 and 1979 while he was working at the former children’s home on Filey Road. He targeted another young victim while teaching at the church’s Sunday school in West Yorkshire. His offences included multiple counts of gross indecency and indecent […]

CCTV appeal following Settle bank card theft

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Between 29 and 30 August 2019 a number of bank cards were stolen from a hotel room in Settle. Police are interested in speaking to a man pictured on CCTV as he may have information which would assist with inquiries. If you recognise him, or have any information in relation to the incident, please contact […]

Appeal following Craven road traffic collision

Appeal following Craven road traffic collision

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It happened just after 9.30am on Sunday 1 September and involved a Talbot Express Motorhome. The driver was taken to Airedale hospital with minor injuries before being discharged and arrested on suspicion of drink driving. The driver has been released under investigation pending a blood specimen being analysed. We are appealing for witnesses to the […]

Community event to help keep Craven residents safe

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North Yorkshire Police will be at the joint event next week with North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service and Age UK North Yorkshire and Darlington. The ‘Safe and Well in Craven’ event will take place at the Swadford Centre in Swadford Street, Skipton. As well as police and fire officers, Age UK and NatWest staff […]