Stolen machinery appeal after rural Hambleton burglary
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Police are urging members of the public to be on the lookout for valuable stolen machinery taken during a burglary near Northallerton.
Between midnight and 5.30am in the early hours of today, thieves drove over fields in two 4x4 pickup-type vehicles, and broke into secure outbuildings at Danby Wiske.
They stole a Beta Evo 2016 trials bike, an Ifor Williams tipping trailer, an Ifor Williams plant trailer, 2,000 litres of white diesel and tank, and a TP 250 PTO Wood Chipper 2020. (The wood chipper is a rare piece of equipment not widely found in this country).
The stolen property is worth tens of thousands of pounds.
Anyone who has any information about the burglary - for example, they saw suspicious activity around the time, or have since been offered property for sale - is urged to contact North Yorkshire Police immediately on 101. Please quote reference 12210248961 when passing information.