BURGLARS broke into the North Yorkshire home of a 100-year-old war veteran and stole a safe containing a large amount of cash.

North Yorkshire Police are appealing for witnesses and information about the burglary at an address on Long Meadow, Skipton at some point between February 4 and 12.

Police are particularly appealing for information about any unusual activity seen in the area between these dates, especially on 4 and 5 February.

The Northern Echo:

Long Meadow, Skipton

Also if anyone has found, or knows the whereabouts of a small, brown digital safe around a cubic foot in size they should contact police on 101, select option two and ask for Ruth Daley.

Callers can also email ruthdaley@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk or to remain anonymous, pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number 12210058787.