THIEVES have stolen a quad bike and power tools from several properties in Pickering.

The outbuildings in Upper Carr Lane and Malton Road were broken into between 12.30am and 6.15am on Thursday, July 3.

The thieves stole a red and black Honda quad bike, a red and silver Honda ride-on lawnmower, a green and cream motorised bicycle, an orange Husqvarna petrol strimmer, drills, batteries, battery chargers and torches.

Police officers believe that a vehicle connected to the break-ins was parked in a lay-by on the nearby A169, Malton Road.

Anyone with information should call North Yorkshire Police on 101 quoting reference number 12140108659 or Crimestoppers can be phoned anonymously on 0800 555 111.