Householders encountered a burglar at their home at the weekend.
At around 6pm on Saturday (3 February), the homeowners heard a noise in their property on St Mary’s Walk, Thirsk.
They found a burglar attempting to break in after smashing a window.
St Mary’s Walk, Thirsk
Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward or anyone who recalls any suspicious activity in the St Mary’s Walk, Long Street or Green Lane West areas of Thirsk.
If you can help police, you can contact them on the numbers below.
T/DC Hunton said: “I urge residents to remain vigilant and review home security if necessary. It is a reminder at this time of year that people sometimes use the cover of darkness to commit offences.
“If possible, make sure security lights are working. If you are not in your properties, consider leaving lights on, using timers and notifying neighbours to check on your home.”
How to help the police
- Call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for Dave Hunton
- Email Dave Hunton here
- Contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via the website
- Quote reference number 12240020822