POLICE have issued an appeal for witnesses after a wooden fence was knocked over in Malton.

In a message sent through the community messaging system, police said: "Between December 29 and 31 2018 damage has been caused to a wooden fence on Middlecave Road in Malton.

"If you witnessed the damage occur or have any information that may assist police with their enquiries, please contact NYP, quoting reference 12180242095."