POLICE are appealing for information after a quad bike was stolen from a farm by males wearing balaclavas. 

It happened on Sunday at a farm in Elslack, near Skipton

The three male suspects were followed by a member of the public to Keighley where an unsuccessful search was carried out by police officers.

A police spokesperson said: "At 3.35pm on November 26, three males wearing balaclavas stole a quad bike from a farm in Elslack.

"The offenders were followed by a member of public to Keighley but they lost sight of the vehicle in Lund Park. An area search was conducted by police but the vehicle was not located."

If anyone has any information they should email jo.pickless@northyorkshire.police.uk or contact 101 and ask for Jo Pickless quoting reference number 12230224946.

Information can also be passed anonymously by calling Crimestoppers 0800 555 111