POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a flat was broken into in Malton.

It happened in Pauls Yard, Newbiggin, sometime between between 9.30pm yesterday (April 8) and 8am this morning (April 9).

Police say someone broke into the flat and damaged belongings inside.

Anyone with information should phoneNorth Yorkshire Police on 101, select option two and ask for Emma Collins.

If you wish to remain anonymous, you can pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. Please quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number 12200058263.