Hunt for thieves who stole mini bus from Highbury School that teaches children with disabilities

Police are appealing for information following a burglary at a school which involved the theft of a minibus.

Wednesday, 10th March 2021, 4:13 pm
Updated Wednesday, 10th March 2021, 4:20 pm

It happened at Highbury School in Rastrick at about 6.10pm on Monday, 8 March.

Two suspects forced entry through the school gates and then gained entry to a silver Ford Transit with the school’s livery on its side.

The vehicle then drove away through the gates towards Brighouse.

Highbury school in Rastrick

Inspector Ben Doughty, who leads the Calderdale Valleys Neighbourhood Policing Team, said:“We would like to hear from anyone who may have seen two people hanging around the Lower Edge Road area on early Monday evening, or who may have seen the vehicle making its way towards Brighouse at around 6.25pm.”

Enquiries into this incident are ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the NPT on 101, or by using the contact options on the West Yorkshire Police website.

The crime reference is 13210118085.

Information can also be reported anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers.