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Quad bike theft suspects arrested thanks to Craven residents’ vigilance

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At about 8.30pm last night, witnesses called police with a report that a quad bike and a car had been driven at speed through Burnsall, heading towards Bolton Abbey, near Skipton. The bike, a red Honda, was followed by a silver Ford Fiesta. Vigilant local residents had used a WhatsApp group to share the suspicious […]

Appeal following hate crime incident in Skipton

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It happened at Skipton Bus Station at 2.40pm on Saturday 14 March 2020 and involved the victim being approached by a man who spat at her twice before walking off. It is believed that the victim was targeted due to her ethnicity. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding […]

Appealing following a burglary in Wigglesworth near Settle

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It happened between 10am on Friday 13 March and 11.30am on Saturday 14 March when a garage on the B6478 was entered and a significant amount of tools were taken. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information about any vehicles […]

Handbag stolen in Cross Hills

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Two men entered a house on Burnroyd Avenue on Friday, 6 March at approximately 3.15pm and took a handbag containing money and mobile phones. Police are searching for two men in connection with the incident who were seen to get into a red 19-plate Skoda Octavia. They made off onto Holme Lane, Cross Hills. Anyone […]

Appeal following burglary in Cowling

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It happened a between 4.55pm to 5.40pm on 27 February when offenders smashed the window of a rear door and stole items of jewellery. A silver hatch back type vehicle was seen to leave the area . We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we […]

Police appeal to occupants of a second car and other potential witnesses following a fatal collision at Coniston Hotel, Skipton

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Officers want to trace the occupants of a grey or silver car as part of their investigation into the collision at the Coniston Hotel, near Skipton, on Friday evening. It drove through the hotel grounds, past the main entrance in the direction of the spa and off-road centre at around 5.20pm on the day of […]