Police said a woman who fell through a roof near the Tour de France route in Skipton today was not believed to have suffered serious injuries.

The woman, who fell at High Corn Mill, Chapel Hill, was taken by air ambulance to Leeds General Infirmary.

Though initial reporters suggested she suffered head injuries, North Yorkshire Police said later her injuries were not believed to be serious and were described as cuts and bruises.

Officers were called at around 12.30pm to reports that a woman had fallen through a roof.

The woman, believed to be in her forties, was treated at the scene by ambulance staff before being airlifted to hospital.

It is believed the woman had climbed on the roof via a first-floor window.

The route of the Tour de France was not affected by the incident.