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CCTV appeal following purse theft in Skipton supermarket

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At 12.25pm on Thursday 14 December 2017 a man entered Marks & Spencer Simply Food in Skipton. He approached the elderly victim from behind and removed her purse from a shoulder bag that she was carrying. Officers would like to speak to the man pictured on CCTV as he may have important information that could […]

Appeal following recent arson in Skipton

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The arson happened on the junction of Romille Street and Sackville Street between 7am and 730pm on Saturday 13 January. One man has been arrested on suspicion of the arson. He has been released under investigation while enquiries continue. We are conducting enquiries and are requesting the public’s assistance to help determine the full circumstances surrounding the […]

Appeal following theft of Landrover Defender from Gargrave, Skipton

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The vehicle was stolen from a driveway on Church Street over night, some time between 10.30pm on Tuesday 2 January 2018 and 5.30am on Wednesday 3 January 2018. The vehicle, pictured below, is quite distinctive in that it now has a roof rack with ladders on and silver paw print stickers on the rear nearside […]

Appeal following a recent assault in Skipton

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  The incident took place on Gargrave Road at approximately 10am on Monday 4 December 2017 when the victim was walking up past St.Stephens Church, which is condemned. At this time the victim saw around five men, thought to be in their late teens, climbing on the building’s old garage. A verbal altercation took place, […]

Appeal following damage to a vehicle in Skipton

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It happened on Whinny Gill Road between 1pm on 23 December and 1pm on 24 December 2017 when the windscreens to the front and rear of a red hatchback were smashed. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact us on 101, select option 2, and ask for Liz Rutter You can also email […]