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Reminder of the dangers of taking illegal drugs after boy falls ill in Craven

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Officers are reminding people, particularly youngsters, of the dangers of taking illegal drugs after a school boy from Craven fell seriously ill earlier this week. The boy, who smoked what he believed was cannabis, was taken to hospital after he became unwell. Hospital tests showed traces of other drugs in his bloodstream including MDMA, cocaine […]

Appeal for witnesses following Long Preston Burglary

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Officers are appealing for information following the theft of a quad bike from a property in Long Preston. The incident occurred at Skirbeck Farm near to the A65 between 6pm on Wednesday, 6 June and 6am on Thursday, 7 June. The offenders are believed to have demolished part of a dry stone wall approximately 200metres […]

Appeal following serious collision on A629

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Officers are appealing for witnesses and information relating to a serious collision which occurred on the A629 yesterday (Wednesday, 6 June). The collision occurred between Skipton and Kildwick at the Cononley Lane end when a silver and grey vehicle collided at around 8.15pm. The silver car was travelling from the direction of Kildwick towards Skipton […]

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 […]