Purse and laptop theft

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after thieves made off with a purse and laptop.

The sneak-in burglary happened between 10pm on Monday and 7.30am on Tuesday at an address in Tindall Street.

Any witnesses are asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 0845 6060 274 quoting reference number 12110189321.

Police are also asking people to ensure that doors and windows are secured and if possible use alarm systems.