Police have released images CCTV images of two people they want to trace after a life-size skeleton model was stolen from a North Yorkshire pub. 

North Yorkshire Police said a man picked up the skeleton inside a pub in Church Street, Whitby and ran away with it - despite efforts by a woman to get him to return it  

A spokesperson for the force said: "At about 10pm on October 31 a man and a woman entered a pub on Church Street.

"The man picked up the skeleton and ran out. A woman tried to get the man to bring it back, but he ran off.

"The man is described as white, of thin build with short blond hair, aged 20-25, and wearing a black tuxedo. The woman of medium build with long black hair, wearing black clothes, and aged 20-25."

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Police have released two CCTV images of people they want to speak to, as they "may have information that could help the investigation".

Anyone with information should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101.