Shopkeeper assaulted on Skipton High Street

Skipton High Street

6:16am 19th May 2017

Police are investigating after a shopkeeper was allegedly assaulted in broad daylight on Skipton High Street.

The incident, which officers say appears to have been unprovoked, took place outside the Just Jeans Shop at around 4.40pm on Monday afternoon.

Shop windows were also smashed.

A 37-year-old man has been arrested and released while still under investigation.

Police are carrying out enquiries, with any witnesses urged to come forward.

Anyone with information can contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for Ben Brittain. You can also email PC Brittain on ben.brittain266@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk. Quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number 12170083607.

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