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Police in Skipton search for white van after three incidents

North Yorkshire Police is appealing for witnesses and information about an 'old style' white Ford Transit van in connection with three separate incidents in the Skipton area.

All of them happened on Tuesday this week (12th December) between 9.30am and 10.55am.

The first incident (reference: 12230235228) occurred on Newmarket Street, Skipton between 9.30am and 9.35am next to the Cross Keys pub. The suspects attempted to steal some property from outside an address then threatened a member of the public.

The second incident (reference: 12230235237) happened on Craven Nursery Park on the Snaygill Industrial Estate, Skipton between 10.30am and 10.35am. The suspects entered a business address and took copper piping without the permission of the business owner.

The third incident (reference: 12230235233) occurred on Main Street, Farnhill between 10.35 and 10.55 where occupants of an ‘old style’ Ford Transit was involved in an altercation which resulted in a door and wing mirror of a delivery van being damaged.

Police are urging any witnesses or anybody who has CCTV or dash camera footage of the suspects or van involved to get in touch.

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should email

You can also call North Yorkshire Police on 101 and ask for PC883 Larmour.

If you wish to remain anonymous, you can pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Please quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number linked to the incident you are providing information for.

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