Skipton: Haul of power tools taken in garage break-in


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

It happened on Hayton Way, Skipton between 4.30pm on Wednesday and 8.15am yesterday.

Police say the suspects forced entry into a single garage stealing a large amount of power tools and equipment.

North Yorkshire Police said: “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 for information about a suspicious orange-coloured transit type van that was seen in the area at 4.45pm on Wednesday 15 of February 2017.”

Anyone with information should contact police on 101, select option 2, and ask for David Gasson. You can also email

Alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. Quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number 12170026854.