Police appeal over aggressive cold caller threatening to burgle homes

Police are appealing for sightings of a cold caller who has reportedly become aggressive.

Police say they have received reports about a male being aggressive and abusive in Gilling West this afternoon.

The male reportedly threatening to cause criminal damage and burgle properties when the occupants refused to buy goods or challenged him.

The suspect was white, about 5ft 11in with fair hair, and was wearing a grey tracksuit and white trainers.

He had a large bag on his back.

Call North Yorkshire Police on 101 to report any sightings of him.