£3,000 items stolen in burglary

Helmsley police are appealing for information about a burglary near the town.

It occurred between Saturday 14 December and Monday 16 December 2013, at a farm close to Cawton.

The burglars stole a power washer, batteries and a Stihl saw, with a combined value of around £3,000.

PC Steve Leach, of Helmsley Safer Neighbourhood Team, said: “If you saw anyone acting suspiciously, or any unusual vehicles, in the Cawton area around the time of the burglary and theft, I ask you to contact the police straight away.”

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact Helmsley Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for Steve Leach. Or they can pass information on by emailing steven.leach@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk

For those who would prefer to remain anonymous, please contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Please quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number 12130216974.