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Appeal following damage to a vehicle in Skipton

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It happened on Whinny Gill Road between 1pm on 23 December and 1pm on 24 December 2017 when the windscreens to the front and rear of a red hatchback were smashed. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact us on 101, select option 2, and ask for Liz Rutter You can also email […]

Appeal following collision in Skipton

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It happened at 4:25pm on Saturday 2 December 2017 on Shortbank Road, Skipton and involved a Ford S Max and a Citroen Saxo both from the Skipton area. One man was arrested on suspicion of drug driving and has been released under investigation whilst enquiries continue. We are appealing for witnesses to the collision or […]

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 […]

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 […]