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Appeal To Find Distinctive Items Stolen In Thornton le Dale Burglary

Thornton burglary

8:41am 20th November 2013

Detectives are appealing for information after distinctive items were stolen from a house in Thornton-le-Dale near Pickering.

Between 26 and 27 October 2013, a Robert Thompson ‘Mouseman’ solid oak, kidney shaped tea tray with two carved mice on the edge was stolen along with a bone and ivory carving of a crocodile and four elephants set on a black plinth.

Officers believe the burglars were targeting specific items as other valuable items were left behind.

Police are appealing to anyone, in particular collectors or specialist dealers across North and West Yorkshire who may have been offered the items for sale or know where they are now, to contact them.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for Lucie Welford. Or you can email lucie.welford@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk

Alternatively, you can pass information anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Please quote incident number 12130187303 when passing on information about this crime.

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