Police are investigating a high value theft from a HGV which occurred at around 1:15am on Wednesday 4th March.
At this time a group of unknown suspects have forced entry to a HGV which was parked in a layby on the A66 Westbound at Temple Sowerby.
A large quantity of alcohol was stolen from the vehicle, and the HGV driver was threatened prior to the suspects leaving the area.
The suspects are thought to have been travelling in a white coloured van and a small black coloured car.
Police are appealing to anybody who may have witnessed the incident, or who may have any dash cam footage which may have captured the incident or vehicles, to make contact. Anyone with information should contact police on 101, or Crimestoppers Anonymously on 0800555111 quoting log number 14 of the 4th March 2020.