Police hunt for customer

POLICE are trying to trace a man who made off from a Whitby pub without paying for his food or stay.

The customer, who was aged in his 50s, left the Buck Inn in St Anne’s Staith without settling his bill on Friday.

He is described as having a cut on his nose, 5ft 8 ins tall and was smartly dressed in a suit with a striped shirt. He was travelling alone.

Prior to his stay the man, who did not have a local accent, had also been visiting various places in Robin Hood’s Bay looking for accommodation.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Whitby Police on (0845) 6060247.