Police launch appeal to catch wet bandits

POLICE in Scarborough are appealing for help to catch burglars who raided a home in the town - and left after turning the taps on.

The gang entered the property in West Park Road, which was empty at the time, some time before 6.20pm on Monday January 30.

Once inside they turned on the taps with the water causing extensive damage.

Anyone who may have information about the incident is urged to contact Scarborough police on the new 101 number before pressing option two and asking for PC Holly Hornsby.