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Craven police tackle burglary and vehicle crime with extra patrols as nights draw in

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Officers are focusing on home and vehicle security, as offences can spike at this time of year when the nights draw in. They will carry out extra patrols this week from 4pm until midnight, concentrating on Crosshills, Kildwick and Sutton – areas that are particularly susceptible to cross-border crime. Craven Neighbourhood Policing Sergeant Paul Evans […]

Appeal for witnesses following Skipton assault

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The assault happened outside the Black Horse Public House on the High Street in Skipton at about 11.30pm. The male victim sustained facial injuries and received medical treatment due to his injuries. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information from […]

Witness appeal after 84-year-old driver dies following collision on A65 near Ingleton

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It involved a blue Ford Fiesta and a white Mercedes Sprinter Tesco delivery van and occurred close to Whinney Mire Lane at around 3.49pm. The Fiesta which was travelling towards Settle and the Sprinter van was heading in the opposite direction. The driver of the Fiesta, an 84-year-old man from Guiseley, West Yorkshire, was airlifted to […]

Appeal following burglary at Carphone Warehouse Skipton

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It happened at the store on Water Street between 2.45am and 3.20am in the early hours of Saturday 8 September 2018 when 70 brand new, packaged mobile phones were stolen. The suspects are believed to be two males in their late teens to early 20s. Officers are appealing to anyone who was in the area at the […]