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Thieves steal crates of fine French wines in Yorkshire

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image captionThe pallet contained a variety of wines, including nearly 300 bottles of Domaine des Vercheres Macon Villages 2014

Hundreds of bottles of wine, worth thousands of pounds, have been stolen, prompting a police appeal.

North Yorkshire Police said 600 bottles of wine had been taken from a warehouse in Langbar, near Ilkley, at some point on Tuesday night into Wednesday morning.

The haul included 300 bottles of expensive French wine, the force said.

A spokesperson added a vehicle would have been required to move the wine, which was on a pallet.

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image captionThe haul had been shipped over from France and was stolen from a warehouse in Langbar

Officers are appealing for anyone with information about the theft, or who is offered wine for sale in suspicious circumstances, to contact them.

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