THIEVES stole lead from the roof of a church.

North Yorkshire Police said lead of an unknown amount was stolen from the roof of All Saints Church at Ripley, Harrogate.

The theft took place between 7pm on Wednesday, January 9, and 8.15am on Thursday, January 10.

Anyone with information on the theft, or who saw anything suspicious in the area should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111 quoting reference NYP-1012019-0102.