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Cononley: Appeal for witnesses following shed burglary

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It is believed two unknown men broke into the shed and stole a mountain bike. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for anybody who may have witnessed two men acting suspiciously in the area. One was later seen to ride off on the […]

Appeal for Craven residents to review their home security following spate of burglaries

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Since February 2018, 35 homes, sheds and outbuildings have been burgled. Eight of these burglaries have involved criminals using a blowtorch on a UPVC door to expose the lock and then gain access to the property. The properties which have been targeted are in the Sutton-in-Craven and Crosshills areas, with similar incidents being reported over […]

Witness appeal following assault in Skipton takeaway

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The assault happened in Lemons takeaway on Keighley Road, Skipton at approximately 2.20am on Monday 2 April 2018 and resulted in a man being injured. The victim, a white man aged in his early twenties, suffered a deep laceration to his lip and a temporary loss of consciousness. He was treated at Airedale Hospital later […]

Skipton: Appeal for information regarding broken caravan window

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Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for James Skaith. You can also email James.Skaith@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. Please quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number NYP-30032018-0450. Follow me […]

CCTV appeal following theft of outdoor clothing in Skipton

CCTV appeal following theft of outdoor clothing in Skipton

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It happened at the Ultimate Outdoors store on Coach street in Skipton at about 5pm on Saturday 17 March 2018 when a man entered the store and removed items of clothing from a display before leaving without making any attempt to pay for the items. The suspect was chased by staff and the goods were […]