THIEVES have stolen a lorry and more than 100 rolls of lead valued at about £7,000 after breaking into a builders’ yard.

The theft was between 2am and 3am yesterday at Wilf Noble Building Supplies on Sneaton Lane in Ruswarp, near Whitby.

The truck is a red Scania flat-bed lorry with the name of the firm on the side.

Anybody with information can phone Pc David Anderson at North Yorkshire Police on 101 or e-mail