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Man sought after Skipton pensioner’s home burgled

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A thief entered a home on Chapel Hill and made off with valuables after searching the rooms. The resident, a woman in her 80s, was understandably deeply distressed by the incident. It happened between 2.10pm and 3.50pm on January 6 2017. Following extensive enquiries, including house-to-house enquiries, officers have released this CCTV image. Police would like […]

Large fire at Ingleton Industrial Estate: Residents and businesses thanked as blaze brought under control

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The incident happened at a MOT test centre at around 6.40pm yesterday. Due to hazardous materials including gas bottles on the site, a decision was made to evacuate dozens of properties within a 200m safety cordon. Thankfully, nobody was injured and the people who were taken to the local community centre where they were supported […]

Appeal following burglary in Sutton-in-Craven

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It appened on Bent Lane at around 1.45pm when the offender entered the rear garden of a property and broke the rear patio door locks to force entry into the home. Once inside the home, the suspect has caused damage before leaving the property empty handed after being disturbed by neighbours. North Yorkshire Police are […]