THIEVES struck at a storage unit in Barnsley - and the police are appealing for witnesses.

They stole a substantial amount of horse rugs, coats and flysheets during the break-in.

It happened at an address in Mapplewell between Friday, October 11 and Monday, October 21.

Police are appealing for information about the theft and want to hear from anyone who believe they have been offered the items for sale.

All the rugs, coats and flysheets are branded with the word 'HOSS'.

Witnesses or anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 306 of October 21.