Vehicle vandalised in Wensleydale village

Police are investigating after a vehicle was damaged in Askrigg.

The criminal damage occurred in Parkins Garth, between 9pm on Friday, April 29 and 9am the following day.

A resident’s vehicle had panels scratched by an unknown implement.

A spokesperson for North Yorkshire Police said: “We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident.

“In particular, we are appealing for information if anyone has witnessed the damage being caused.”

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for Michael Smith.

You can also email

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

Please quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number 12220073049.