Police are appealing for information after more than £1,000 worth of equipment was stolen from a bakery’s forecourt in Bridlington.
On Friday 2 May specific baking equipment, including a 6ft metal shelving trolley and around 30 heavy duty metal baking trays, was stolen from the bakery on East Road.
Also stolen was a circular blocking device which is part of a machine attachment which pushes out pastry moulds, and six other smaller circular attachments which were made from aluminium and in a brand new condition.
PCSO Kerry Jones, from Bridlington Police Station, said: “The items stolen are specific to the bakery business. The person or people responsible for taking these items may not even be aware of their purpose or their value.
“Although the items may not seem much, they are of value and will be costly for the business to replace as new.”
It is thought the bakery was approached by the thief, or thieves, between 5pm and 4am overnight on Friday 2 May into the morning of Saturday 3 May.
“The bakery is surrounded by residential houses and house to house checks have been carried out in the immediate area,” said PCSO Jones.
She continued: “Scrap metal merchants have also been contacted to make them aware of the thefts. It has been a costly theft for the business and I am keen to trace any possible witnesses or anyone who may know the whereabouts of the missing bakery equipment to contact me.”
To report information relating to the incident contact Humberside Police on the non-emergency number 101 quoting crime reference number 2042212.