Police appeal after car is damaged and van stolen

Police are investigating two separate incidents involving vehicle crime this week.

The first is damage to a blue BMW Z3 parked in the cliff top car park between Sandsend and Whitby - opposite the entrance to Raithwaite Hall.

It is believed to have happened between October and 26 and November 6.

The second incident took place at Sandsend on Wednesday morning when a Ford Transit van was stolen from the Old Boat Yard at around 11.50am.

It was last seen heading on the A171 towards Ugthorpe. It is quite distinctive in appearance with a red front and black rear and has Noble Plant Hire written on the side.