North Yorkshire Police is appealing for witnesses and information about the theft of a tractor that happened in the village of Warthill, near York.
The agricultural vehicle theft occurred on Common Lane between 2am and 2:15am on Wednesday 5 April 2023.
The suspects, a group of individuals travelling with a silver BMW X5, stole the ‘Quad/ATV style’ farm vehicle which was later recovered locally.
The BMW X5 was also abandoned and recovered from farmland off Murton Grange.
Police are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident.
In particular, they are appealing for information about the BWM X5 movements in the area around the time of the incident and those travelling within it.
Police are also appealing for any information relating to suspicious activity in the locality of Warthill around the time of the offence or the days leading up to it.
Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should email [email protected] Alternatively you can also call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for Steve Merritt.
If you wish to remain anonymous, you can pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
Please quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number 12230060151