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Two arrests after Skipton post office attempted robbery

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At about 5.20pm on Monday 1 April 2019, two people wearing balaclavas entered the store on East Lane and brandished a knife. They were told to get out, ran off empty-handed, and drove away in a vehicle. Police launched an investigation, including extra patrols to reassure the local community, and house-to-house enquiries in the area. […]

Appeal after pregnant sheep shot and killed

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It happened between 10pm on Monday 1 April 2019 and around 10am the following day. The sheep was in a field with the rest of its flock near to an area known as Acraplatts. Sadly the sheep, who was pregnant at the time, has died from her injuries along with her lambs. Police are investigating the incident […]

Horse seriously injured following incident near Skipton involving group on quads and motorcycle

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It happened at around 3.50pm on Sunday 24 March 2019 on Jowetts Lane and resulted in a rider being thrown from their horse. Enquiries suggest the group may have travelled from the Bradford area, having been sighted in Queensbury at around 1.30pm. It is believed they then headed towards Keighley, going through Laycock and Sutton-in-Craven […]

Appeal following racially-aggravated incident in Cross Hills

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It happened at Morrison’s Petrol Station (Snax24), Station Road, Cross Hills, Keighley, at about 10pm on Saturday 16 March 2019. A man entered the store and exposed himself to staff before making racial comments toward the same member of staff. An arrest was made on the evening and the suspect has been released under investigation […]

Witness and information appeal following a burglary in Skipton

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The incident happened between 1pm and 4pm on 2 March 2019 when Jewellery and other items were taken from the house, including the car keys, which led to the car from the driveway also being stolen. The stolen car is a blue BMW convertible, registration number YE66 HAO. Police are appealing for any witnesses who […]