Police warning over white van man selling mattresses

Police are warning residents to beware after suspicious activity in the Dales today.

Police have received reports of a white van going house-to-house in the Swaledale and Arkengarthdale area trying to sell mattresses.

The driver is described as having short grey hair and a moustache.

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He was was wearing a dark colour fleece top.

A police spokesperson said: “Please be vigilant and let us know immediately if you see or encounter this vehicle and/or driver.

“We are very grateful to those residents who have already phoned these reports in and urge everyone in the community to always phone in suspicious vehicles/activity where possible by calling 101, noting any vehicle registrations and descriptions.”