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Appeal for witnesses following incident in Skipton

We are appealing for witnesses following an incident in the Black Horse Pub, Skipton on 22/10/2022 where a male has sadly died

Details of Incident

Three men have been arrested on suspicion of Section 18 Assault following an incident in Skipton on Saturday 22 October.


It happened at the Black Horse pub on Skipton High Street at around 11.25pm.


Peter Walker, aged 41 from Lancashire, has sadly died in hospital on Tuesday 25 October.


Two men from Skipton, aged 33 and 36, and one man aged 38 from Bingley, have been released on conditional bail pending further enquiries.


Officers thank those members of the public who have come forward with information.


Contact Information


If you would prefer to speak to someone, please call North Yorkshire Police on 101, press option 1, and speak to the Force Control Room.


If you wish to remain anonymous, Crimestoppers can be contacted on 0800 555111 or online at


Please quote reference number 12220188365 when passing on information.