An investigation in underway into the theft of a tractor in North Yorkshire.

The county's police force said the red Zetor was taken from Owl Barn, Whashton, Richmond, between 1am and 6am on Saturday (May 11).

A spokesperson for North Yorkshire Police said: "It had the front loader and single spike attached and it may have been towed on a trailer.

Darlington and Stockton Times: The red Zetor tractor that was taken from Owl BArn, Whashton

"We are appealing for information about any suspicious activity in the area or local CCTV footage.

"Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should email

"You can also call North Yorkshire Police on 101 and quote the incident number 12240082333.

"If you wish to remain anonymous, you can pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111."