THIEVES have stolen a rowing boat from the River Derwent in Malton.

It happened between 12.30pm and 5pm on May 27. The dark-coloured wooden rowing boat with oars was stolen from its mooring, not far from the Dennis Distributions site, off Derwent Road.

North Yorkshire Police are appealing for witnesses.

Anyone with information should phone North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option two and ask for Louise Neville-Beck.

You can also email

If you wish to remain anonymous, you can pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.