POLICE are appealing for information after a theft from an internet mast.

The incident happened at about 10am on Sunday, February 9, from a mast located near Newton-upon-Rawcliffe.

Equipment which provides broadband for the local area was taken.

The thieves also caused about £300 worth of damage at the site.

PC Melony Pitchford, of the Ryedale Safer Neighbourhood Team, said: “If you saw any unusual vehicles in the Newton-upon-Rawcliffe area around the time of the burglary, I ask that you get in touch with me as soon as possible as I believe you may have information that could help my inquiry.”

Anyone with information should phone Malton police on 101, select option two and ask for Melony Pitchford. Alternatively, email to melony.pitchford@northyorkshire. pnn.police.uk