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chemPolice are appealing for help to identify the man in captured in a CCTV image, in relation to a change scam at a pharmacy in Skipton on 9 March 2016.

The man entered the chemist's on Caroline Square at around 4.30pm and paid for a low value item with a £20 note. He then confused the shop assistant into giving him substantially more than the actual change he was due.

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Skipton police are appealing for information to help identify a man who sexually assaulted a woman in a business premises in the town.

The man entered the premises at around 10am on Monday 21 March 2016 and asked the victim if she spoke Spanish. He then sexually assaulted her through her clothing before leaving the premises.

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AIREVILLE SCHOOL theftPolice wish to speak to the man in this CCTV image in connection with a theft from a vehicle in Skipton.

On 28 January 2016, between the hours of 5pm and 7.30pm, a Honda FR-V VTEC was broken into whilst it was parked in the car park at Aireville School, Gargrave Road, Skipton.

The items stolen include a briefcase, ladies vari-focal glasses, a hat, scarf, gloves and an umbrella.

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north yorkshire policePolice in Settle are appealing for information after an elderly woman was robbed this morning at around 9.15am.

The OAP was walking in Kirkgate when she was knocked to the ground and her handbag was stolen.

The suspect is described as a man aged in his 40s, around 5ft 4in to 5ft 5in tall, he had dark stubble and was wearing a brown hooded coat or top.

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yorkshire air ambulance04A motorcyclist has been airlifted to hospital after a crash closed the A65 between Skipton and Draughton.

A red Honda motorbike collided with a black Audi and the biker ended up injured in a ditch.

Paramedics and the Yorkshire Air Ambulance were called to the scene just after 8.20am.

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LothersdaleNorth Yorkshire Police are appealing for witnesses and information about two burglaries that occurred in Lothersdale.

The raids happened on Brook Terrace between 5pm and 5.10pm on 25th January 2016 and involved suspects who left the properties after being disturbed.

They drove away in a small silver car.

This was parked on Brook Terrace outside the properties and other road users had to slow in order to pass it whilst the offence was taking place.

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clinton card shopliftermanPolice in Skipton have released CCTV of a man and a woman they would like to speak to in connection with a theft from Clinton Cards in the town.

The incident happened on the morning of Friday 6 November when a number of Yankee candles were stolen from the store on Sheep Street.

Anyone who can help police to identify the man and woman in the CCTV images is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police. Dial 101, press option 2 and ask to speak to PC Martin Carson.

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