POLICE are appealing for information after a distinctive motorbike and bicycle were stolen from a secure outbuilding of a property in Kirkby Malzead, Ripon.

The theft happened at around 6am on Thursday, January 20 and officers are appealing to anyone in the area, who may have seen these bikes or anyone acting suspiciously, to contact them.

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Anyone who could assist the investigation is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select one and speak to the Force Control Room, quoting reference 12220010632.

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