Police hunt after Pateley Bridge burglary - UPDATED

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Detectives investigating an aggravated burglary in Pateley Bridge have released an EFIT image of a man they would like to speak to in connection with the incident.

At around 1.15pm on Wednesday, September 25, a man is said to have forced his way into a house on Millfield Street and stolen items from the property after threatening the homeowner.

Nobody was hurt in the incident.

Officers have been making extensive enquiries in Pateley Bridge and have constructed an EFIT of a man that they are keen to trace.

He is described as white, aged in his mid 30s, clean shaven, with a well built chest.

He was wearing a light blue baseball cap, a navy blue bomber jacket, light stone washed jeans and white trainers with red and black markings.

Officers are appealing to anyone who recognises the man or has any other information about the burglary to get in touch.

Anyone who can help the investigation is urged to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101 – select option 2 – and ask for Harrogate CID.

If you prefer to remain anonymous, Crimestoppers can be contacted on 0800 555 111, quoting reference number 12130166611.