Mobile phone stolen in distraction burglary

Police are appealing for witnesses

Police are appealing for witnesses

First published in News

Police are hunting two men who stole a mobile phone from a shop in Skipton.

The men walked into The Yorkshire Beauty Spa on Water Street, Skipton, on Saturday, January 12, and while one distracted the member of staff, the other stole the phone.

Both men are described as Asian.

One was about 5ft 7ins tall, slim build in his late twenties, with short black gel-spiked hair and spoke with a Yorkshire accent.

He was wearing a black leather jacket with a black material collar and had a browny-red scarf with thin yellow or gold pinstripes round his neck His accomplice was about 5ft 10ins tall, of stockier build, with short dark short hair which was squared off on top and shorter at the sides. He was wearing a dark top and jeans.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Skipton Police on 101, quoting reference 12130006484, or the confidential Crimestoppers line on 0800 555111.

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