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Cross border quad bike theft suspects arrested

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At about 1am on Wednesday 15 November, an officer from North Yorkshire Police’s Roads Policing Group on patrol in Kildwick, near Skipton, spotted a quad bike being driven in suspicious circumstances. It was being followed closely behind by a VW Golf. Both vehicles were pursued by the officer along the A629 dual carriageway towards Steeton, […]

Appeal following recent theft of mobile phones from Skipton

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The incident took place on Sheep Street in Skipton at 2.10pm on Tuesday 7 November 2017. A man entered a mobile phone shop in the town centre and asked to view two Iphone  7 mobile phones. When handed them by the shop assistant, the man made off from the shop with the mobile phones. He was […]

Charity boxes stolen during a burglary at a Skipton pub

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It happened between 9.30pm on Monday 23 October and 10am the following morning. The offender/s smashed and gained entry through a ground floor window and once inside, stole charity boxes and loose change from the till. We are conducting enquiries and are requesting the public’s assistance to help the police identify the offender. Anyone with […]

Five hurt in A59 collision near Skipton

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Officers were called to the incident on the A59 at West Marton, near Skipton, at around 11.50pm on Saturday (21 October). It involved a Land Rover Defender and a Nissan Qashqai. Five people were injured, including three children aged nine to 15 who were in the Nissan, a man in his 60s who was driving […]

18-year-old man arrested on suspicion of going equipped for theft in Skipton

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Officers were patrolling near the canal bank on Broughton Road, Skipton when their suspicions were raised by two men. Officers stopped the men, however one resisted, which resulted in a officer being assaulted and the man running off. The other, an 18-year-old man from Bradford, was arrested and after conducting a search, he was found […]