The incident took place at a business on Dunslow Road, Eastfield at 4pm on Friday November 1.
A man entered the premises, selected two Husqvarna chain saws and ran out of the store, making no attempt to pay for the items. He was seen getting into a white transit van before leaving the area in an unknown direction. The two power saws are valued at £1,520.
Police have issued CCTV of a man they believe has information that could help with this investigation and are asking members of the public to get in touch if they recognise and can identify the man in the image.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for Paul O’Neill. You can also email Paul.O’[email protected]
If you wish to remain anonymous, you can pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
Please quote reference number 12190201785