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Appeal for information following attempted house burglary in Kildwick

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It happened on Kirkgate at 2.30am on Monday 17 April 2017 and involved the offender smashing a conservatory window before leaving in what could have been a dark coloured saloon vehicle. We are conducting enquiries and are requesting the public’s assistance to help determine the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing […]

Theft of sheep from Newby Moor, Clapham.

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Between Monday 20 March 2017 to Friday 24 March 2017,  25 to 30 Swaledale Gimmer Hogg sheep were stolen from Hardacre, Bentham. The sheep are believed to have been taken via Newby Moor. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact us on 101, select option 2, and ask for Barbara Parsons. You […]

Appeal for information following Skipton burglary

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Police are appealing for information regarding the burglary of a property on Hurrs Road in Skipton. At some point overnight on Tuesday 14 March 2017 to Wednesday 15 March 2017, thieves gained entry to the property via rear patio doors. They then went on to steal a quantity of cash and jewellery. Police are appealing for any witnesses […]

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 […]