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Appeal following Skipton burglary

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It happened on Princess Drive between 6pm Saturday 6 October and 10am on Monday 8 October 2018 and involved offender/s attempt to gain entry to a property by forcing a rear window, which resulted in the window being smashed. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option […]

Appeal following recent burglary in Gargrave

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North Yorkshire Police is appealing for witnesses and information following a burglary in Gargrave. The incident occurred at a property on the High Street between Thursday, 27 September and Saturday, 6 October. Offenders gained entry to the property through rear patio doors by using a garden fork to pry them open. Anyone who witnessed anything […]

Appeal for information following serious collision near Kildwick

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It happened at at approximately 8.40pm on Tuesday 9 October 2018  on the Kildwick bound carriageway just prior to the roundabout at Kildwick. It involved a blue Vauxhall Corsa which was travelling towards Kildwick from Steeton. The 20 year-old driver was taken by air ambulance to Leeds General Infirmary. She is described as being in a stable […]

Witness appeal following attempt burglary in Skipton

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It happened on Princes Drive, Skipton, towards the Kingsway end of the Drive, between Saturday 6 October and today. An attempt was made to force a rear window to the property and a window was smashed, although no entry was gained. A security light covering the rear of the property had its wires cut putting […]

Craven police tackle burglary and vehicle crime with extra patrols as nights draw in

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Officers are focusing on home and vehicle security, as offences can spike at this time of year when the nights draw in. They will carry out extra patrols this week from 4pm until midnight, concentrating on Crosshills, Kildwick and Sutton – areas that are particularly susceptible to cross-border crime. Craven Neighbourhood Policing Sergeant Paul Evans […]