POLICE are appealing for information after a moped was stolen in Liversedge and later dumped near the Spen Valley Greenway.

The black Yamaha motor scooter was taken from a yard at an address in Wellington Street and later found in bushes close to the cycle track.

The steering column had been damaged.

Police believe the theft took place sometime between 7pm last night and 8.30am today.

Anyone with information is asked to contact PC 291 Birkenshaw at the Batley and Spen Neighbourhood Policing Team on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.