Police are appealing for information after a large amount of Indian rupees were stolen in a burglary in York.

Between 3.30pm and 10.30pm on Thursday (28 March), a property in Farrar Street, off Hull Road, was broken into, and ₹20,000 (about £200) stolen.

North Yorkshire Police officers have been conducting forensic and house-to-house enquiries in the area.


They are also appealing for staff at currency exchanges and banks to be vigilant, and contact the police if anyone has changed a large amount of rupees into pounds sterling since 28 March.

Anyone with information is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, quoting reference 12190056058.