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Appeal for information following break in at Skipton Cafe

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It happened at Coopers Café, Belmont Street, Skipton some time overnight of Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 August 2018, before 1.20am. This involved the offender(s) smashing a window to gain entry and the till being stolen from inside. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, […]

Appeal following attempted theft at Skipton O2 shop

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It happened at around 1.45pm on Thursday 9 August 2018 and when a group of men entered the store and approached the display stands before being challenged by staff and leaving the store empty handed. Officers are appealing to anyone who was in the area at the time and witnessed the incident or saw a group or […]

Male throwing rocks onto A6068 in Cowling

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It happened on the A6068 near Malsis School at around 6.30pm  on Sunday 29 July 2018 and involved a man throwing top stones into the carriageway. One of these was thrown into the path of a green Mini Cooper causing the car to collide with it. He was later seen doing the same thing in […]

Stolen quad bikes recovered after police pursuit in rural North Yorkshire

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Officers on patrol spotted two quad bikes travelling together along the A65 near Settle in suspicious circumstances, at 2.20am on Monday 23 July 2018. A police ‘stinger’ device was deployed near Gargrave, stopping one of the quads. However, its rider then got on the other quad and drove off. Specially-trained police officers pursued the remaining […]

Appeal for information after red kite found dead in the Yorkshire Dales

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The bird was found on Thursday 12 July 2018, at Barden, near to the popular area known as the Strid. Enquiries are ongoing to establish the cause of death. Sergeant Kevin Kelly, wildlife crime lead for North Yorkshire Police, said: “We have commenced an investigation and aim to establish the circumstances leading to the bird’s […]

Witness appeal following serious collision on A65 near Ingleton

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Five people were taken to hospital after a white Nissan Juke and a silver Mazda 4×4 collided on the A65 near to Green Lane. The Mazda 4×4, which was travelling towards Ingleton, collided with the Nissan, which was heading in the opposite direction, at around 2.56pm on Saturday 21 July 2018. The driver of the […]