POLICE closed off York's outer ring road following a burglary last night.

North Yorkshire Police said it was called to reports of a burglary at a property in Moor Lane, York, at around 10.20pm.

An area search took place for the offenders, which led to the road closure of the A1237 at the Woodthorpe Roundabout and the B1224 Wetherby Road Roundabout, the force added.

Any witnesses or anyone who saw anything suspicious in the area around the time of the incident is asked to phone North Yorkshire Police on 101, press one and pass information to the force control room.

The reference number is 12180025936.