House target in Helmsley burglary

Malton police are appealing for information about a burglary and theft near the town.

It happened at a house on Ryedale Close, Helmsley, between Monday 16 December and Saturday 21 December 2013, when burglars broke into the property.

PC Lucie Welford, of Malton Safer Neighbourhood Team, said: “If you noticed any unusual vehicles or people acting suspiciously in the Ryedale Close area during the time of the burglary, I urge you to come forward and contact the police straight away.”

Anyone who can help to progress the investigation should contact Malton police on 101, select option 2 and ask for Lucie Welford. Alternatively, information can be emailed to

For people who would prefer to remain anonymous, information can be passed to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Please quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number 12130220528.