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Skipton Police appeal following theft of moped

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It happened at the rear of Keelham Farm Shop, Gargrave Road, at around 1.50pm on Tuesday 3 April 2018. This involved a white and red moped which was stolen by two men before they wheeled it through Aireville Park and then dumped it in the canal close to the rear of Herriots Hotel. In particular, we […]

Appealing for a recent theft from O2 Mobile phone shop at Skipton

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It happened at 1pm on 15 March 2018 and involved three unknown men entering the shop and pulling display phones from their stands before running out of the shop. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information about the three men […]

Appeal for information regarding criminal damage at trout hatchery near Skipton, which caused the death of 20,000 trout

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At some time between 2pm Saturday 24 February and 11am Sunday 25 February 2018 an unknown person has entered the Bolton Abbey Trout Hatchery near to Strid Wood and diverted an essential water supply pipe to a large storage tank containing 20,000 American Rainbow Trout. As a result of this, the water has become devoid […]

Appeal following thefts from motor vehicles in Skipton and Malham

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The first incident happened on Cavendish Street in Skipton between 1.30 and 2pm on Thursday 22 February 2018. It involved male suspects breaking into a white Peugeot Partner van and stealing power tools. The second incident happened outside Beck Hall in Malham at approximately 2.20pm on the same date. It again involved male suspects breaking […]

Appeal following burglary in Skipton

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It happened at Pennine Cruisers on Coach Street between 14.30hrs on 11/02/18 to 08.00hrs on 12/02/18. Offender(s) have forced entry into the premises and stolen an amount of cash from inside. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information about any […]

Appeal for witnesses following house burglary in Skipton

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It happened between 12pm and 4pm on Sunday 11 February at an address on Rectory Lane when the offenders are believed to have gained entry via an insecure window to the property. A metal safe containing several items of sentimental value to the victim were stolen. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish […]