Police issue appeal after Leyburn incident

Police have issued an appeal for information after an incident in Leyburn last night.

A report of an intruder in a local resident’s back garden was made.

The incident happened at about 11.40pm in the Brentwood and Maythorne area of the town.

The intruder was disturbed and is suspected of taking ladders from the property.

A police spokesperson said: “Could you please check any CCTV/Ring doorbell footage you have for a male seen in the area of Brentwood and Maythorne between 10pm and 11pm.

“We don’t have a full description, just that he is a tall white male.”

If you did see or hear something suspicious, or you do have CCTV footage, call it in on 101 quoting ref NYP-16052024-0535.