BURGLARS stole four caravans overnight and caused extensive damage to a fifth.

North Yorkshire Police are appealing for witnesses and information after four Swift caravans were stolen from Coneythorpe near Knaresborough last Wednesday night, October 7.

Between 6.30pm that night and 6.30am the following day, the burglars entered a premises in Coneythorpe and removed locks, alarms and trackers from four Swift caravans.

They also significantly damaged a fifth caravan, before driving off over a field back onto the road.

Police are appealing for any information that could assist in this investigation – for example, if any vehicles were seen in the area, and any footage from CCTV in nearby villages.

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for PC528 Pierre Olesqui.

You can also email pierre.olesqui@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk If you wish to remain anonymous, you can pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Please quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number 12200176598.