York & North Yorkshire

Sweet tooth thieves swipe £65k of Harrogate fudge

stolen fudge Image copyright North Yorkshire Police
Image caption Thieves stole £65,000 worth of confectionery from a Harrogate business park

Thousands of pounds worth of confectionery has been stolen from a North Yorkshire industrial estate.

Boxes of fudge and chocolate worth £65,000 were taken from Hornbeam Park in Harrogate, police said.

Thieves made off with about 2,000 cases of the sweets, made by Harrogate company, Ultimate English.

Details of the burglary, which happened between 14:00 on 1 November and 06:30 GMT on 2 November, have just been released.

PC Quita Passmore, from North Yorkshire Police, said: "If you have been offered any chocolates matching description of the ones which were stolen in unusual circumstances, I urge you to come forward and contact the police straight away."

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