Appeal after motorbike stolen from Gayle

Police are appealing for information following the theft of motorbike from a garden shed in Gayle near Hawes.

The incident happened on Little Ings between 4.15am and 5am on Wednesday.

Entry was forced to a shed in the rear garden of a property and a white Yamaha TY80 trials bike was stolen.

Officers are now asking for the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident.

A North Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: “In particular, we are appealing for information about a small white van that had a roof rack on that was seen in the area around the time of the incident.”

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should email

You can also call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for James Bowie.

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

Please quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number 12220164440.