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Appeal following incident in Cross Hills

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Shortly after 4pm yesterday, Tuesday 22 May 2018, a van pulled up alongside the boy, who was walking alone on Keighley Road in Crosshills. The van is described as a white van, smaller than a transit van. There were two men in the van, both white men aged in their fifties. One man had a […]

Appeal after cyclist injured on B6265 between Skipton and Rylstone

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The cyclist was one of two travelling between Skipton and Rylstone at approximately 10:30hrs on Bank Holiday Monday 7th May 2018. It happened on the B6265 after the long straight from Skipton towards Rylsotne. The cyclist has sustained 3 broken vertebrae, a broken wrist and facial injuries, and he was taken by ambulance to Airedale […]

Serious injury collision in Skipton – appeal for witnesses

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At approximately 8.30am on Tuesday 1 May 2018, a red Yamaha motorcycle collided with a red Vauxhall Astra and a black Dacia Duster on the A59 near Broughton Hall.   The man who was riding the motorcycle, a 32 year-old from Accrington, was taken to Leeds General Infirmary with serious injuries, where he remains in […]

Cononley: Appeal for witnesses following shed burglary

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It is believed two unknown men broke into the shed and stole a mountain bike. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for anybody who may have witnessed two men acting suspiciously in the area. One was later seen to ride off on the […]

Appeal for Craven residents to review their home security following spate of burglaries

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Since February 2018, 35 homes, sheds and outbuildings have been burgled. Eight of these burglaries have involved criminals using a blowtorch on a UPVC door to expose the lock and then gain access to the property. The properties which have been targeted are in the Sutton-in-Craven and Crosshills areas, with similar incidents being reported over […]