DETECTIVES have appealed for witnesses following the reported theft of two quad bikes in the Levens and Lyth Valley areas.

The bikes - a green Honda and a red Yamaha Grizzly - are still missing.

Witnesses who saw two vehicles - a white van and a Mitsubishi Shogun - in the areas mentioned on November 20 between 6pm and 7.30pm are asked to come forward.

A 52-year-old man from Burnley was arrested on suspicion of burglary and released under further investigation.

Detective constable Andrew Wright said: “I urge anyone who was in the area at the time to get in touch with police, especially those who were in the area looking for the vehicles at the time.

“Officers will continue to patrol across the area to provide reassurance to victims and communities.

"However, to assist us in our efforts to apprehend these criminals, please report any suspicious activity or vehicles to the police."

Anyone who was in the named areas at the time in question and witnessed any suspicious activity should contact DC2430 Wright by calling 101, sending an email to, or calling Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, quoting log 183 of November 20.