Police issue appeal after burglary near Richmond

Police are appealing for information about a burglary near Richmond.

It happened at a property on Brokes Lane in Brokes at some point between mid-January and Saturday, February 17.

The offenders attempted to break into a property but were unsuccessful.

However, they were able to force entry to a workshop and steal a number of tools including spanners, wrenches, a large vice and a chainsaw.

Police are asking the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident.

In particular, officers are appealing for any suspicious activity that may of been seen in the area during the time frame.

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should email james.bowie@northyorkshire.police.uk

You can also call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select 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 12240029498 when passing information.