Selby police are investigating after a large number of bus wheels were stolen from Sherburn Industrial Estate.
Sometime overnight between Friday 24 August and Saturday 25 August 2012 offenders entered the compound of Optare bus manufacturers and stole 36 brand new bus wheels fitted with tyres, from pallets near the warehouse loading bays.
The silver wheels are valued at several thousand pounds.
Officers have been making enquiries in the area, including examining CCTV footage and are now appealing for information from the public.
PC David Fulford, of Selby police, said: "This is an unusual theft and I am appealing to anyone with information that could help the investigation to come forward.
"If you saw any suspicious activity in the area of Sherburn Industrial Estate on the night of the offence, please contact the police or Crimestoppers as soon as possible.
"I would also like to hear from anyone who has been offered any of these wheels for sale in recent weeks."
Anyone who can help officers with their enquiries is urged to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101 - select option 2 - and ask for David Fulford or Selby police.
Alternatively, Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111.
Please quote reference number 12120141404 when passing information about this incident.
3.25pm - 3 September 2012