A BURGLAR was found in the kitchen of a Haxby house.

The resident discovered the man, described as thin, white, in his early thirties, about five feet nine inches tall, and with short dark receding hair, in their Calf Close home at about 5.25pm on Wednesday.

Police said the man wore a dark hooded top with a zip and dark trousers. They appealed to anyone who saw anything suspicious in the area or who has information about the incident to contact them.

Anyone with information should phone North Yorkshire Police on 101, email ian.richardson@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk or phone Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.