Thieves target sheds

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POLICE are investigating after two shed burglaries occurred on the same night in the Whitby area.

They were overnight between Wednesday 5 September and the following day and the first one was at a house on Love Police say thieves broke into a locked shed and stole a child’s blue Yamaha quad bike (below).

Burglars also broke into a workshop in Lythe and stole power tools including a heavy duty Paslode nail gun, Dewalt and Bosch impact drivers, drills, a Bosch jigsaw and a transformer and extension cable.

Contact Whitby police on 101, press option 2 and ask for PC Alex Newsome, email him on or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.