Thieves try to steal horses

Police have appealed for information after thieves tried to steal several horses.

The incident happened at a property in Gayles Lane, near Ravensworth, on Monday night or early this morning.

A spokesperson for Richmondshire neighbourhood policing team said: “Thankfully, on this occasion would-be thieves were unsuccessful.

“Police patrols have been increased in the area.”

Anyone has seen anything suspicious during this time should call 101 quoting reference 12210144666.

Alternatively they can email

If you wish to remain anonymous please call Crimestoppers on 0800 555111