Skipton shop burglary under investigation

North Yorkshire Police is appealing for witnesses and information about a commercial burglary that occurred in Skipton.

It happened at around 6pm on 17th January 2024 and involved Dawson's department store. Officers say a group of youths broke in, took tools and flooded the store, causing surrounding stores to be damaged as well.

Police are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident - in particular the identity of the people involved.

If you have any information you can call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for PC 1657 Harrison. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. Please quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number 12240010258.

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