Metal bar thrown through windscreen of car in Middleton Tyas

Police are appealing for information after an incident of criminal damage in Middleton Tyas.

It happened on Middleton Tyas Lane at 5.30am on Saturday, January 18.

A male approached a driveway and caused damage to a parked Citroen Berlingo panel van by throwing a metal bar at the windscreen.

The suspect was wearing a bobble hat and outdoor style clothing.

A spokesperson for North Yorkshire Police said: “We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident and in particular, if anyone saw anyone acting suspiciously in the area.”

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation is asked to 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 12200009803