Appeal on staircase

OFFICERS are continuing to make enquiries after a cast iron spiral staircase was stolen from West Square.

North Yorkshire Police received a call from the owner of the staircase to report the theft at around 3.40pm on Tuesday.

Just under two hours later, a police officer tracked the staircase down to outside a scrap yard in Hunmanby where two men, aged 27 and 33, were arrested. They have since been released on police bail.

Police are appealing to anyone who was in the area who saw anyone handling a spiral staircase.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for David Anderson. Or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.