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Theft of razors from Skipton town centre store

Posted on in Local appeals

On 23 September 2016, two men entered the Savers store on Skipton High Street and whilst one man distracted staff with questions, the other helped himself to razors from the display before leaving the store without making any attempt to pay for the items. We are conducting enquiries and are requesting the public’s assistance to help determine the full circumstances […]

Appeal following burglary at Hettie’s Cafe Bistro in Skipton

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened at Hettie’s Cafe Bistro, High Street, Skipton between 4.45pm on 9 October 2016 to 8.10am on 10 October 2016. Offender/s have forced entry into the premises and stolen a number of items. We are conducting enquiries and are requesting the public’s assistance to help determine the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, […]

Peregrine Falcon found dead

Peregrine Falcon found dead

Posted on in Local appeals

On the 5 October 2016, a member of public reported finding a dead Peregrine Falcon at the side of a footpath at Hebden Ghyll. PC Simon Crossley Wildlife Crime Officer for The District of Craven attended and recovered a Female Peregrine Falcon with apparent gunshot wounds to one of its wings. The bird appeared in […]

Appeal for witnesses to suspicious vehicle in Skipton

Posted on in Local appeals

Between 11.30 am and 12.30pm on Wednesday 28 September 2016 a white hatchback, believed to be a Ford C-Max,  containing a group of young men aged between 18 – 25 attempted to steal vehicles from two separate locations in the Skipton area. The men were dressed in dark clothing and gloves and allegedly attempted to steal […]

Appeal following theft of Land Rover Defender

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The Landrover was stolen from a private driveway off Kirk Lane, Embsay between 11pm on 28/09/16 – 8.30am on 29/09/16. We are conducting enquiries and are requesting the public’s assistance to help determine the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information about any suspicious persons or vehicles seen in the […]