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Appeal for witnesses after daytime assault on Skipton High Street

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It happened at approximately 4.40pm on Monday 15 May, outside the Just Jeans shop on Skipton High Street. A shopkeeper was assaulted in what appears at this stage to be an unprovoked attack. The shop windows were also smashed during the incident. A 37-year-old man has been arrested and released while still under investigation. We […]

Appeal for information after Settle home broken into

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The offence occurred at a property on Ingfield Lane at some point over the past four weeks. Those responsible for the break-in caused a substantial amount of damage at the rear of the property after smashing a UPVC door to gain entry. It is believed once inside the home a search was conducted before small […]

Appeal for information following attempted house burglary in Kildwick

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It happened on Kirkgate at 2.30am on Monday 17 April 2017 and involved the offender smashing a conservatory window before leaving in what could have been a dark coloured saloon vehicle. 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 […]

Theft of sheep from Newby Moor, Clapham.

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Between Monday 20 March 2017 to Friday 24 March 2017,  25 to 30 Swaledale Gimmer Hogg sheep were stolen from Hardacre, Bentham. The sheep are believed to have been taken via Newby Moor. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact us on 101, select option 2, and ask for Barbara Parsons. You […]